Journal articles


Report on the Marine Imaging Workshop 2017

Schoening T, Durden J, Preuss I, Branzan Albu A, Purser A, De Smet B, Dominguez-Carrio C, Yesson C, de Jonge D, Lindsay D, Schulz J, Möller K, Beisiegel K, Kuhnz L, Hoeberechts M, Piechaud N, Sharuga S, Treibitz T (Research Ideas and Outcomes, 2017, not peer reviewed)

Citation: Schoening T., et al. (2017) "Report on the Marine Imaging Workshop 2017". Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e13820. https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.3.e13820

RecoMIA - Recommendations for Marine Image Annotation: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Timm Schoening, Jonas Osterloff, Tim W Nattkemper (Frontiers in Marine Science, 2017)

Citation: Schoening, Timm, Jonas Osterloff, and Tim W. Nattkemper. "RecoMIA - Recommendations for Marine Image Annotation: Lessons Learned and Future Directions." Frontiers in Marine Science 3 (2016): 59.

Fully automated image segmentation for benthic resource assessment of poly-metallic nodules

Timm Schoening, Thomas Kuhn, Daniel OB Jones, Erik Simon-Lledo, Tim W Nattkemper (Methods in Oceanography, 2016)

Citation: Schoening, Timm, et al. "Fully automated image segmentation for benthic resource assessment of poly-metallic nodules." Methods in Oceanography 15 (2016): 78-89.

DELPHI - fast and adaptive computational laser point detection and visual footprint quantification for arbitrary underwater image collections

Timm Schoening, Thomas Kuhn, Melanie Bergmann, Tim W Nattkemper (Frontiers in Marine Science, 2015)

Citation: Schoening, T., Kuhn, T., Bergmann, M., Nattkemper, T. W. (2015). "DELPHI - fast and adaptive computational laser point detection and visual footprint quantification for arbitrary underwater image collections". Frontiers in Marine Science, 2, 20.

Semi-Automated Image Analysis for the Assessment of Megafaunal Densities at the Arctic Deep-Sea Observatory HAUSGARTEN

Timm Schoening, Melanie Bergmann, Jörg Ontrup, James Taylor, Jennifer Dannheim, et al. (2012)

Citation: Schoening T, Bergmann M, Ontrup J, Taylor J, Dannheim J, et al. (2012) "Semi-Automated Image Analysis for the Assessment of Megafaunal Densities at the Arctic Deep-Sea Observatory HAUSGARTEN". PLoS ONE 7(6): e38179. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038179

Journal articles as co-author


Visual imaging for marine biological and ecological research

Durden, Jennifer M.; Schoening, Timm; Althaus, Franziska; Friedman, Ariell; Garcia, Rafael; Glover, Adrian G.; Greinert, Jens; Jacobsen Stout, Nancy; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Jordt, Anne; Kaeli, Jeffrey W.; Köser, Kevin; Kuhnz, Linda A.; Lindsay, Dhugal; Morris, Kirsty J.; Nattkemper, Tim W.; Osterloff, Jonas; Ruhl, Henry A.; Singh, Hanumant; Tran, Maggie; Bett, Brian J. (Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 2016)

Citation: Durden, Jennifer M. et al. 2016 "Perspectives in visual imaging for marine biology and ecology: from acquisition to understanding". In: Hughes, R.N.; Hughes, D.J.; Smith, I.P.; Dale, A.C., (eds.) Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Vol. 54. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1-72, 470pp.

Current and future trends in marine image annotation software

Jose Nuno Gomes-Pereira, Vincent Auger, Kolja Beisiegel, Robert Benjamin, Melanie Bergmann, David Bowden, Pal Buhl-Mortensen, Fabio C. De Leo, Gisela Dionisio, Jennifer M. Durden, Luke Edwards, Ariell Friedman, Jens Greinert, Nancy Jacobsen-Stout, Steve Lerner, Murray Leslie, Tim W. Nattkemper, Jessica A. Sameoto, Timm Schoening, Ronald Schouten, James Seager, Hanumant Singh, Olivier Soubigou, Ines Tojeira, Inge van den Beld, Frederico Dias, Fernando Tempera, Ricardo S. Santos (Progress in Oceanography, 2016)
Citation: Gomes-Pereira, Jose Nuno, et al. "Current and future trends in marine image annotation software." Progress in Oceanography 149 (2016): 106-120.

Microhabitat and shrimp abundance within a Norwegian cold-water coral ecosystem

Autun Purser, Jörg Ontrup, Timm Schoening, Tim W. Nattkemper, et.al. (Biogeosciences, 2013)
Citation: Purser, A., Ontrup, J., Schoening, T., Thomsen, L., Tong, R., Unnithan, V., and Nattkemper, T. W.: "Microhabitat and shrimp abundance within a Norwegian cold-water coral ecosystem", Biogeosciences Discuss., 10, 3365-3396, doi:10.5194/bgd-10-3365-2013, 2013.

Conference contributions (reviewed)


Natural heterogeneity of manganese nodule abundance, determined by automated image analysis

Timm Schoening, Jens Greinert (2017, Poster)

Goldschmidt 2017


Quality of image-based manganese nodule abundance assessment

Timm Schoening, Jens Greinert (2017, Talk)

GEOHAB 2017


Comparison of automated nodule detection strategies

Timm Schoening, Jens Greinert (2017, Talk)

MIW 2017


Rapid assessment of manganese nodule abundance

Timm Schoening, Jens Greinert (2016, Talk)

GEOHAB 2016


Seabed classification using a bag-of-prototypes feature representation

Timm Schoening, Thomas Kuhn, Tim W Nattkemper (2014, Paper and Talk)

CVAIU @ ICPR 2014


Automating megafauna detection in the Porcupine Abyssal Plain

Timm Schoening, Jennifer Durden, Henry Ruhl, Timm W Nattkemper (2014, Talk)

MIW 2014


A machine-learning system for the automated detection of megafauna and its applicability to unseen footage

Timm Schoening, Melanie Bergmann, Tim W. Nattkemper (2013, Poster)

GEOHAB 2013


The impact of human expert knowledge on automated object detection in benthic images

Timm Schoening, Melanie Bergmann, Tim W. Nattkemper (2012, Talk)

DSBS 2012


Investigation of hidden parameters influencing the automated object detection in images from the deep seafloor of the HAUSGARTEN observatory

Timm Schoening, Melanie Bergmann, Anthe Boetius, Tim W. Nattkemper (2012, Paper and Talk)

OCEANS 2012


Estimation of poly-metallic nodule coverage in benthic images

Timm Schoening, Thomas Kuhn, Tim W. Nattkemper (2012, Paper and Talk)

UMI 2012


Towards improved epilepsia diagnosis by unsupervised segmentation of neuropathological tissue sections using Ripley's-L features

Timm Schoening, Volkmar Hans, Tim W. Nattkemper (2011, Paper and Talk)

BVM 2011


Ein neues Computer-gestütztes Bildanalyseverfahren zur Diagnose und Erforschung der Epilepsie

Timm Schoening, Volkmar Hans, Tim W. Nattkemper (2010, Poster)

SF 2010


Biigle Tools - A Web 2.0 approach for Visual Bioimage Database Mining

Timm Schoening, Nils Ehnert, Jörg Ontrup, Tim W. Nattkemper (2009, Paper and Talk)

IV 2009