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Monthly Archive for September, 2013

Researchers of the GIScience group of the Institute of Geography of the University of Heidelberg, the Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing of the University of Osnabrueck and the Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants of the Julius-Kühn-Institut acquired a highly accurate 3D point cloud of harvest residues of winter barley in Brunswick, Germany.

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The Workshop on UAV-based Remote Sensing Methods for Monitoring Vegetation was held at the University of Cologne, Germany. Around 120 participants discussed the topics UAVs, Vegetation Monitoring, Hyperspectral Vegetation Analysis, Multispectral Vegetation Analysis, 3D-Approaches, Vegetation Indices, Laserscanning and Stereo Photogrammetry.
The LiDAR Research Group, represented by Kristina Koenig, attends the Workshop with two posters, dealing with [...]

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This year the State of the Map conference was held at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. The SotM is the conference on all things OpenStreetMap and at the same time a friendly meetup for hobbyists and professionals alike. Speakers from our group were Christopher Barron and myself.

Here is a shot of Christopher during his presentation on [...]

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The date of this years “Fachaustausch Geoinformation. Heidelberg” is November 27th 2013. As always it takes place in the Print Media Academy and will encompass a set of interesting talks from Science and the GIS Community. This years main topics for the three sessions are: “Planen & Bauen”, “Geomedizin” und “Virtuelle Räume”. Further information are [...]

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The beta-version of the new WebGUI for OpenRouteService has been updated. It has now all the major functions of the old version, with some improvements in usability. The default version offers only the most important basic functions, while additional functions are available when the extended version is being selected. These choices can be made from [...]

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Just in time geographies @ EUGEO 2013

We do contribute to the session “just in time geographies” (S19) at the EUGEO congress of the Association of Geographical Societies in Europe. It is taking place in Rome 5.-7. September 2013 and Alexander Zipf is giving an invited talk on the relationship between VGI data quality and usage potential for dynamic geographies. This session [...]

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A first draft list of talks and presentations for the conference “Web 2.0 und Social Media in Katastrophenschutz und Hochwassermanagement” (17.10.2013, Heidelberg, Studio Villa Bosch) is available. In addition there will be several short presentations during the workshop-part of the event.
This is a draft programme subject to change: some titles are still working titles.
The conference [...]

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