Feed on
Posts
Comments

Monthly Archive for November, 2015

Social networks have been used to overcome the problem of incomplete official data, and provide a more detailed description of a disaster. However, the filtering of relevant messages on-the-fly remains
challenging due to the large amount of misleading, outdated or inaccurate information. Extending earlier work a new paper presented this week at Geoinfo 2015 presents [...]

Read Full Post »

Our efforts related to the mapping of the accessibility of places and ways at Heidelberg castle are now part of a short documentary produced by Beirat von Menschen mit Behinderung Heidelberg (Advisory Board of people with disabilities Heidelberg), with whom we cooperate in the scope of the CAP4ACCESS project. As a follow-up of this event, [...]

Read Full Post »

This Friday, November 27th 2015 we invite you to two highly interesting presentations from well-known colleagues from the Department of Geography, University College London (UCL).
Prof. Dr. Paul Longley will talk about “The provenance and use of geospatial Big Data” at 10-11am s.t.
This presentation reports on the research activities of the Consumer Data Research Centre [...]

Read Full Post »

Last week we organized a special Mapping event in the scope of the Geography Awareness Week in cooperation with the Missing Maps team and great support by students of the seminar “Disaster Management with GIS” and the disastermappers Heidelberg. The students created a blog post explaining the motivation as well as the outcome of the [...]

Read Full Post »

A Week full of GIScience Events

This week is busy with several GIScience events in Heidelberg:
- Monday started with a talk of Dr. Inga Back on the PermaSAR project in the HCE colloquium series.
- On Tuesday our project “Wissen für die Stadt” (Knowledge for the City) participates in a workshop about the related IBA candidate “Zukunfts- und Wissensspeicher Energie und [...]

Read Full Post »

Am Dienstag, den 24. November 2015, nimmt das Teilprojekt 4 (Geoinformatik, IFEU) “Wissen schaffen für die Stadt – neue Methoden der Bürgerbeteiligung durch interaktive Stadtplanung im Web 2.0 am Beispiel der Energiewende” an einem Workshop der [...]

Read Full Post »

In the course of this semester’s “Heidelberg Bridge” Colloquium by the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) Dr. Inga Beck from GIScience Heidelberg (Lidar Research Group) will give a public presentation and discussion on the topic “Permafrost in Climate change - effects on human and environment“.
The talk will be in German.
Date and time: Monday, 23. [...]

Read Full Post »

Workshop:
Kulturerbe: Erfassbar – Sichtbar – Erfahrbar
Ergebnisse und Erfahrungen aus Forschungsprojekten zur Sicht- und Erfahrbarmachung von Kulturerbe
1. Dezember 2015
09:30-15:00 Uhr
ZAK | Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale
Rüppurrer Str. 1a, Haus B
76137 Karlsruhe
Zur Anmeldung
Flyer (PDF, ca. 1MB)
Programm

9:30-9:45
Get Together

9:45-9:55
Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha: Begrüßung

9:55-10:10
Dr. Andreas Hensen: Archäologische Fragestellung – Jupiter-Gigantensäule in Ladenburg

10:15-10:45
Dr. Armin Volkmann: Forschungen der [...]

Read Full Post »

At the chair of GIScience, highly accurate RTK GNSS surveying is used for teaching and research. In the area in and around Heidelberg, surveys within the same coordinate reference system are now possible thanks to a fixed point recently installed by the group on the top of a university building.
Teaching projects similar to the successfull [...]

Read Full Post »

Our new research project 3D-MAPP develops a web-based methodology to obtain digital geodata via the combination of data analysis by human and machine. Through a quick and easy-to-use 3D Web visualization users are able - in a few seconds - to solve 3D micro mapping tasks, which can hardly or even [...]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »