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Monthly Archive for March, 2016

PhD Defence of David Jonietz

We cordially congratulate our team member David Jonietz on the successful defence of his PhD! The studies about Agent-Based Models of Individual and Collective Place Formation were performed at Augsburg University with Prof. Timpf as first supervisor. We wish him all the best for the future.

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The GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University is offering a position as senior researcher or Postdoc (100%, TVL) in Geoinformatics. The candidate shall contribute to at least one of our related projects such as http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/wegovnow.html (EU HORIZON2020) or http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/land_sense.html (EU HORIZON2020), http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/cap4access_en.html or from national agencies (DFG et al), e.g. http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/dfg_en.html or [...]

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Last Friday, 18th March, Carolin Klonner and Melanie Eckle of the GIScience Research Group were invited to give a workshop on “Crisis Mapping with OpenStreetMap” in scope of the DFG Graduate School “Natural Risk in a Changing World” Spring School at the University of Potsdam. The PhD candidates were introduced to current research and practices [...]

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4 Tutoren für die Betreuung der Lehrveranstaltung „Datenorganisation“ gesucht
Es sind zum Sommersemester 2016 4 Tutorenstellen zu je 40 Stunden zu besetzen.
Aufgaben:
- Aktive Mitarbeit bei der Vor- und Nachbereitung der genannten Lehrveranstaltung
- Weitgehend eigenständige Durchführung der Lehrveranstaltung
Erwünschte Qualifikationen:
- Solide Grundkenntnisse im Bereich Datenbanken, ER-Modell
- Erfahrungen mit MS Access
- Verlässlichkeit
- Eigenständige Arbeitsweise
Interessenten schreiben bitte zeitnah eine [...]

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This week the Kick-Off Meeting of a recently started collaboarative project on “Crowdsourcing for Forensic Disaster Analysis” (CrowdFDA) took place at GIScience Heidelberg University together with partners from the Geophysical Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Dr. Bijan Khazai) as member in the Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM, KIT) [...]

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Yesterday, the Heidelberg CAP4Access team contributed to an symposium on the topic of inclusive society that was held in the old congress hall in the historic center of Heidelberg. The symposium was organized by Stiftung Lebenshilfe Heidelberg. We have presented some of our latest  CAP4Access developments, particularly the accessible route planning profile of OpenRouteService, on [...]

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In order to optimize agricultural processes, near real-time spatial information about in-field variations, such as crop height development (i.e., changes over time), is indispensable. This development can be captured with a LiDAR system. However, its applicability in precision agriculture is often hindered due to high costs and unstandardized processing methods.
In [...]

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