Michael Pregesbauer finished his studies of surveying science focusing on geodesy and geophysics in 2001. After 2 years as a research assistant at the Vienna University of Technology he worked at the regional government of Lower Austria. Since 2005 he was responsible for the remote sensing activities within the government. His main focus was the data acquisition of LiDAR and digital imagery and the distribution to the end user. He also focused on 3D terrestrial Laserscanning dealing with the documentation of historic buildings as well as archaeological excavation mainly at the Archaeological Park Carnuntum (Aut). His scientific interest is in the integrated automatic classification and interpretation of geophysical prospection data and aerial remote sensing data.