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Monthly Archive for March, 2015

This week you have the chance to visit a demonstration of our extended and specialized routing services based on OpenRouteService and the IBM Cloud solutions at the international computer fair CeBIT.
Please visit our partner Heidelberg Mobil at the IBM booth | hall 2 A10 in the CeBIT “Cloud Area” from March 16. - 20. [...]

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Last few months, we have been working hard on a new Web frontend for OpenRouteService.org. The new service provides all features from the old OpenRouteService (Check the advanced version from the Options page) but is much faster and also covers all of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia! Also further new route profiles will come within [...]

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Increasing traffic, especially in urban areas, leads to more and more infrastructural bottlenecks and congestion inside transportation networks. The aim is therefore to use existing transport networks as efficiently as possible. Current traffic and incident reports from the Traffic Message Channel (TMC) are an important source of information to provide further services in the context [...]

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As a member of the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) we want to make you aware of a public lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Stocker (Berne) on March 24:
Within the scope of this year’s Spring Meeting at Heidelberg University, the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) presents an evening lecture given by Prof. Dr. Thomas Stocker [...]

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Who wants to be the winner in the ISDE Video Competition for Young People for the 9th International Symposium on Digital Earth in Halifax, Canada?
The main theme of the symposium and thus the video should be “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet”.
More details can be found here: http://www.digitalearth-isde.org/news/744

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Dear colleagues,
I am pleased to inform you that a book edited by Jamal Jokar Arsanjani, Alexander Zipf, Peter Mooney, Marco Helbich entitled “OpenStreetMap in GISciene : Experiences, Research, and Applications” has been eventually published online and also in print format. The book contains 16 chapters on different aspects of OpenStreetMap in GIScience including 1) Data Management [...]

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We would like to draw your attention to the second call for abstracts and special sessions for the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth, October 5-9, in Halifax, Canada. The overarching theme of the symposium is “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet”.
See here for further events (co-)organized by the GIScience [...]

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We cordially congratulate Dr. Günther Sagl for his new position at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Engineering and IT in Villach Austria, where he holds a FH Professorship for Geoinformatics starting today! He is teaching there in the programs Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies (Bachelor) as well as Spatial Information Management (Master). Prof. Sagl is a [...]

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2nd Call for Papers: Enriching VGI @ AGILE 2015 Workshop
We call for papers for the Workshop:
RICH-VGI: enRICHment of volunteered geographic information (VGI):
Techniques, practices and current state of knowledge
Workshop @ the 18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science
Lisboa, Portugal.
Tuesday 9 June 2015
In recent years we have witnessed the rapid emergence of olunteered Geographical Information (VGI) projects. [...]

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