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Daily Archive for June 7th, 2015

Last week our GIScience team member Dr. Andreas Reimer successfully defended his PhD at TU Eindhoven (Promotor: Prof. Dr. Bettina Speckmann, Eindhoven and Co-promotor: Prof. Dr. W.A. Mackaness, Edinburgh).
The topic of the PhD thesis was “Cartographic modelling for automated map generation” and includes a range of fascinating research on cartography, ranging from schematizing and [...]

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Members of the Missing Maps project, Doctors without Borders, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (H.O.T) and the British Red Cross paid a visit to the disastermappers heidelberg beginning of last week to discuss new ideas and further collaboration.
The day started with a lecture about Crowdsourced Information for Disaster Risk Management that was held by Melanie [...]

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