Ingmar Nitze is a PostDoctoral researcher in the Permafrost Research Section at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Potsdam, Germany. He has a background in Geography and Remote Sensing with a strong focus on technical applications. His primary focus is on quantifying, understanding and predicting rapid landscape dynamics and disturbances, particularly in terrestrial arctic environments. For this purpose, he is applying machine- and deep-learning techniques on spatial and earth observation data of various spatial and temporal scales. He is extremely keen on using the latest technology to tackle environmental- and data analysis related challenges.