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Monthly Archive for May, 2016

GIScience Heidelberg regularily contributes to the ISCRAM conferences. This year we again have four papers dealing with different aspects on crowdsoured geographic information (e.g. OpenStreetMap) in disaster response and management (e.g. OpenFloodRiskMap).
Eckle, M., Herfort, B., Alberquerque, J., Leiner, R., Wolff, R., Jacobs, C., Zipf, A. (2016): Leveraging OpenStreetMap to support flood risk management: A [...]

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“Mit Geoinformatik zur knusprigen Pizza Margherita” - so lautet der Beitrag von Helen Sandbrink in der Sonderbeilage “Zeitungsflirt 2016” der Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung (RNZ) vom 10. Mai 2016. Frau Sandbrink beschreibt ihre Sicht auf die Geoinformatik, die sie durch einen Besuch am Geographischen Institut gewinnen konnte.

Quelle: Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung (Nr. 107/2016), Seite 5 in der [...]

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Rechtliche Belange im Umgang mit Geoinformationen
Mittwoch, 01.06.2016 in der Zeit von 10:00 Uhr bis 15:00 Uhr
beim Regionalverband FrankfurtRheinMain, Poststraße 16, 60329 Frankfurt am Main
Beim Zugang zu und der Nutzung von Geoinformationen stehen Datenanbieter wie Datennutzer vor vielfältigen rechtlichen Herausforderungen. Fragen des Datenschutzes, der Gewährleistung und Haftung, der Nutzungsbedingungen und der zu berücksichtigenden Normen, Verordnungen [...]

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We are happy to invite you to the first colloquium talk of the current summer semester. Next Monday, our new group member (visiting scientist) Dr. Chiao-Ling Kuo from the Academia Sinica (Taiwanese academy of sciences). She will talk about ontology integration and geospatial information semantic interoperability. Don’t miss this interesting and stimulating talk!
Dr. Chiao-Ling Kuo [...]

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May 5th is the European protest day for equal rights of people with disabilities. In this scope the Heidelberg advisory board of people with disabilities organised an event at the Theaterplatz Heidelberg to raise awareness regarding the needs of disabled people. As in the previous year the CAP4access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg [...]

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The topic of the open colloquium series by the Heidelberg Geographic Society (HGG) for this summer semester is “Global Understanding“. The first presentation is given by Prof. Alexander Zipf (GIScience Heidelberg) this evening, Monday May 2nd at 19.00 pm (Location: Heidelberg University, INF 227, HS2)
He will talk about Crisis Mapping , i.e. user generated geoinformation [...]

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The 6th PCC meeting of CAP4Access EU project was held during 21st and 22nd of April in Vienna. Adam Rousell, Stefan Hahmann and Amin Mobasheri attended this meeting from GIScience research group of Heidelberg University. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of deliverables as well as to perform the first experiment [...]

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