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Daily Archive for December 17th, 2016

On Thursday, 08.12.2016, a Christmas mapping party took place at the Geographical Institute of Heidelberg University. Karakol, a city in the Kyrgyz Republic was herein mapped in cooperation with the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ-Potsdam).
Supported by the World Bank, the Bishkek-based Central Asian Institute of Applied Science (CAIAG) and the GFZ [...]

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Recently some of our work on intrinsic VGI quality analysis has been published. In this work we propose a framework to assess the quality of OSM building footprints data without using any reference data. More specifically, the OSM history data will be examined regarding the development of attributes, geometries and positions of building footprints. In [...]

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During the last couple of years, in cooperation with the Botanical Garden of Osnabrück University, JKI and others and through our colleague René Westerholt, GIScience Heidelberg has been actively engaged in a range of botanical projects:

GE-Sell: Genetic conservation areas for wild celery species as part of a network of genetic conservation areas in Germany.
WIPs-De: Establishment [...]

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