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Monthly Archive for October, 2014

A new research paper entitled “An assessment of a collaborative mapping approach for exploring land use patterns for several European metropolises” has been published in International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation.
Abstract: Until recently, land surveys and digital interpretation of remotely sensed imagery have been used to generate land use inventories. These techniques however, are [...]

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On 29 October 2014 the 6th Fachaustausch Geoinformation took place at the fantastic venue of the Print Media Academy.
The event brings together people and institutions from industry, administration and science, to exchange and discuss most recent advances in the broad field of geoinformation. The organization of the Fachaustausch is led by the GeoNet.MRN, a network [...]

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The second talk of the semester is approaching quickly. We cordially invite you to the colloquium talk, 30.10.14, “Pelagios – Linking Data about [...]

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Starting this winter semester the disastermappers heidelberg initiative is organizing a colloquium to provide a platform for all interested volunteers, students and lecturers to share ideas, experience and knowledge on disaster mapping. The events will consist of guest lectures, in which researchers and practitioners of humanitarian aid organizations will present their work and show ways [...]

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Together with colleagues from all over Europe we are organizing a Summer School of Alpine Research, which takes place from 5.7.2015-11.7.2015 in Obergurgl, Tyrol, Austria.
Motivated students from geosciences/Earth sciences, environmental sciences, geomatics, GIScience, remote sensing, computer science, etc. will [...]

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Upcoming Talk by Stefan Hahmann

The first talk of the semester is approaching quickly. Thus, we cordially invite you to our first colloquium talk of the semester which will be held by Dr. Stefan Hahmann. He recently joined our group for conducting postdoc research. His presentation will provide insight into his previously done research, which took place at the Technical [...]

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Themen für Abschlussarbeiten (Master, Bachelor, Lehramt) // pot. Hiwi-Arbeit
Wissen schafft Stadt /// Wissensorte in der Stadt
Erleben der Wissensorte der Stadt in Raum & Zeit
In der Abteilung Geoinformatik werden mehrere Themen für Abschlussarbeiten im Rahmen des IBA-Kandidaten-Projektes „Wissensorte in der Stadt“ vergeben. Diese können an verschiedene Niveaus (Bachelor, Master, Diplom, Lehramt) angepasst [...]

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CALL FOR MANUSCRIPT PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS
“Crowdsourced Mapping”
To be published as a Special Content Issue of the International Journal “Cartography and Geographic Information Science” (CaGIS)

Edited by
Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani 1 & Prof. Michael Leitner 2 & Prof. Alexander Zipf 1
1 GIScience Research Group, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
2 Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana [...]

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As has been announced earlier in our blog, there are open thesis topics within the EU-project CAP4ACCESS. Heidelberg University’s GIScience Research Group is a project partner of CAP4ACCESS. Other project partners include UCL, Fraunhofer and sozialhelden.de with their wheelmap.org project.
The goal of CAP4ACCESS is to improve the accessibility of mobility-restricted people, in particular those who [...]

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Geography BBQ at the beach

Geography Matters! We all know that and in becomes even more obvious when a university has direct beach access which makes it easy to have BBQ directly by the sea. Also the GIScience Heidelberg BBQs are lots of fun in the garden as documented here, but last weekends BBQ of the Department of Geography at [...]

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