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The new project WIPs-DE (”Wildpflanzenschutz Deutschland”) is part of the National Biodiversity Strategy, which has been conducted by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (”BfN”). Its goal is to preserve 15 endangered wild plant species for which Germany has a special responsibility. Germany therefore has a special responsibility for those species, because they either [...]

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The Registration Form for the conference “Web 2.0 und Social Media in Katastrophenschutz und Hochwassermanagement” on 17.10.2013 in Heidelberg is now online. The programme will follow soon!

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We offer a new position in the area of Health GIS. More Info here. Deadline: 08.Sept. 2013. Also check our other job offers. In this context we also offer topics for Master or Bachelor thesis.

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The website for the conference “Web 2.0 und Social Media in Katastrophenschutz und Hochwassermanagement” is now online. It takes place on Oct. 17th in Heidelberg (Studio Villa Bosch). The conference language will be German.
The program is taking shape and will be announced on the following site soon:
http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/veranstaltungen/web_und_social_media.html
Save the date!

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To what extend do urban environments put stress on mental health? And how can geographic information and analysis support in discovering the underlying relationships ? These are the core research questions of the new collaboration project “PsychoGeoinformatics”. The project has been accepted as a twinning project of the Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) at Heidelberg [...]

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“Future Internet” (ISSN 1999-5903), a scholarly open access journal on Internet technologies and the information society, is published by MDPI online quarterly. Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Andrew Hudson-Smith, Director and Reader in Digital Urban Systems, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London. Future Internet increasingly publishes research about the relationship on Geographic Information and Web [...]

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