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Monthly Archive for December, 2014

Here you can find their Blogpost about last years crisis mapping activities. Congratulations and keep up the good work!

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Georeferenced user-generated datasets like those extracted from Twitter and similar social media feeds are increasingly gaining the interest of spatial analysts. Such datasets oftentimes reflect a wide array of real-world phenomena. However, each of these phenomena takes place at a certain spatial scale. Therefore, user-generated datasets are of multi-scale nature. Such datasets cannot be properly [...]

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As it had been already announced, the workshop titled “Visual Crowds for Geo- and Environmental Sciences” was held on Dec 9, 2014. The workshop aimed at bringing scholars from crowdsourcing and GIScience communities in order to figure out the potentials of crowds in environmental monitoring efforts and GIScience studies. In total, 48 participants from different universities [...]

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We know many examples when VGI data (e.g., OpenStreetMap, Wikimapia, etc.) help to cope with effects of various humanitarian disasters all over the world. The reason of using open crowd-sourced data is clear. The geographic data are available for free. If, for some reason, data are missing for a specific region, it is not a [...]

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We wish you a merry Christmas

The GIScience Heidelberg team wishes a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all readers of our blog! Thank you for your great interest in our work and stay tuned in 2015.

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We have to cancel the talk in GIScience Colloquium on Thu 18 December 2014.

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Our #mapforaccess mapping party has been covered in yesterdays issue of the local newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung (~80,000 copies per day in the Rhine-Neckar region). Enjoy reading!

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Online version here.

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We are happy to announce that a new paper with the title Effects of Reduced Terrestrial LiDAR Point Density on High-Resolution Grain Crop Surface Models in Precision Agriculture has been published in the special issue Agriculture and Forestry: Sensors, Technologies and Procedures in the journal Sensors:
3D geodata play an increasingly important role in [...]

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This week: Talk by Florian Hillen

The last talk in 2014 is approaching quickly. We cordially invite you to the colloquium:
18.12.14, Lecture Hall Berliner Straße 48: “Geo-Information Fusion: [...]

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MayaArch3D @ SFB933/HCCH Joint Workshop

The GIScience Reserarch Group Heidelberg contributed to the workshop „Aktuelle Formen der Präsentation und Edition beschrifteter Artefakte“ through a presentation about the joint project MayaArch3D which was given by Lukas Loos. The workshop took place at the International Science Forum Heidelberg and was jointly organized by the DFG SFB 933 „Materiale Textkulturen“ and the Heidelberg [...]

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