Roland Dr. Linck


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2004-2010: Studies of Geophysics (Diploma) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

2010-2013: PhD at the Faculty of Geosciences of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Work & scientific experience
2009-2010: Student research assistant at the Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites Munich (Working Group “Geophysical Prospection”)

2010-2014: Scientific assistant at the Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites Munich (Working Group “Geophysical Prospection”)

2010-2014: Lecturer for “Archaeological Prospection” at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (study courses: Geophysics and Archaeology)

2014-2018: Geophysicist and Product Specialist at geo-konzept GmbH Adelschlag (Remote Sensing, UAV-pilot, certified examiner for UAV license according §21a LuftVO, trainer for UAV & photogrammety)

since 2018: Geophysicist & Head of Aerial Archaeology Archive at the BavarianState Department of Monuments and Sites Munich

since 2018: Lecturer for “Environmental & Engineering Geophysics” at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (study courses: Geophysics)


  • Linck, R. (2009): Adaption und Optimierung eines Bodenradargerätes für die geophysikalische Prospektion in der Archäologie. Diploma thesis at the Institute for Geophysics of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich: pp. 127 S
  • Linck, R. / Fassbinder, J.W.E. / Papathanassiou, K. (2011): Multipol-SAR-Survey of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Palmyra (Syria). – in: Drahor, M.G., Berge, M.A.(ed.): Archaeological Prospection - 9th International Conference: pp. 21-24, ISBN:978-605-396-155-0.
  • Fassbinder, J.W.E. / Linck, R. (2013): Geophysikalische Prospektion. – in: Schmidt-Colinet, A. / al-As'ad, W. (ed.): Palmyras Reichtum durch weltweiten Handel, Bd. 1. – Holzhausen Verlag (Wien), ISBN: 978-3-902868-63-3: pp. 79-88.
  • Linck, R. (2013): Methodische Untersuchungen zur Weiterentwicklung der Boden- und Satellitenradarprospektion in der Archäologie. – Shaker Verlag (Aachen), ISBN: 978-3-8440-2160-8.
  • Linck, R. / Busche, T. / Buckreuss, S. / Fassbinder, J.W.E. / Seren, S. (2013): Possibilities of archaeological prospection by high-resolution X-band satellite radar – a case study from Syria. – Archaeological Prospection 20(2): pp. 97-108, doi: 10.1002/arp.1444.
  • Linck, R. / Fassbinder, J.W.E. (2014): Determination of the influence of soil parameters and sample density on ground penetrating radar: a case study of a Roman picket in Lower Bavaria, - Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 6(1): pp. 93-106, doi: 10.1007/s12520-013-0145-4.
  • Linck, R., Busche, T., Buckreuss, S. (2014): Visual Analysis of TerraSAR-X Backscatter Imagery for Archaeological Prospection. – Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation (PFG) 2014/1: pp. 57-67.
  • Linck, R. (2016): Geophysical Prospection by Ground- and Space-based Methods of the Ancient Town of Palmyra (Syria). – in: Meyer, J.C. / Seland, E.H. / Anfinset, N. (ed.): Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade between Orient and Occident. – Archaeopress Archaeology, ISBN: 978-1-78491-279-6: pp. 77-85.