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Monthly Archive for December, 2017

we cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk
Travel History: Reconstructing Travelers Semantic Trajectories Based on Heterogeneous Social Footprints
Amon Veiga Santana
Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography, GIScience Research Group
Time and date: Mon, December 18, 2:15 pm
Venue: INF 348, Room 015, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University
Travel specialized services on the web have increased their sociability [...]

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… by acquiring data only when and where changes occur.
In this project on Autonomous 3D Earth Observation of Dynamic Landscapes (Auto3Dscapes), a novel strategy of permanent 3D observation will be developed incorporating observed topographic changes as feedback and dynamically adapting the acquisition parameters and analysis methods.
Permanent 3D Earth observation is currently challenged by the strong [...]

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The first State of Map Conference in Tanzania was organised by the tanzanian OSM community and the Ramani Huria Team based in Dar es Salaam from 8-10th December. The GIScience Research Group contributed to the program by introducing MapSwipe and organizing an workshop on OpenStreetMap and the use of QGIS. (Photo: @InnocentMaholi)

The conference brought together [...]

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GIScience/HeiGIT and disastermappers heidelberg have been proud supporters of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) for a couple of years already. Our GIScience/HeiGIT Team is contributing OSM related research, applications and services. The disastermappers furthermore organize mapathons, workshops and webinars, and thereby help to extend the mapping community and raise awareness about OpenStreetMap (OSM), possible applications [...]

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From this friday on the first state of the map conference in Tanzania will be held in Dar es Salaam. The members of our GIScience Research Group Heidelberg and the disastermappers heidelberg Marcel Reinmuth and Benjamin Herfort are participating and will organize a workshop on creating maps from OpenStreetMap data.
The state of the map in [...]

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we cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk
Geospatial Visual Analytics Applications for Predictive Analysis
Dr. Alexandra Diehl
University of Konstanz, Department of Computer and Information Science, Data Analysis and Visualization
Time and date: Mon, December 11, 2:15 pm
Venue: INF 348, Room 015, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University
In this talk, the speaker will introduce her [...]

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Digital Geoarchaeology can be regarded as an intersection of disciplines that contributes to the consolidation of different academic perspectives. It represents a novel approach in terms of computer scientific methods combined with geoscientific know-how and archaeological expertise to multi-methodically investigate past human-environmental relationships (Siart et al. 2018).

In the new textbook “Digital Geoarchaeology” by Springer, which [...]

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This week sees the 18th GEOINFO conference taking part in Salvador. It is the annual conference for exploring ongoing research, development and innovative applications on geographic information science in Brazil. Alexander Zipf is among the keynote speakers. In the special demo session he will highlight some of the OSM related web services for data quality assessment and [...]

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Graduate Celebration 2017

We are very proud of our graduates 2016/2017 of Bachelor and Master of Science in Geography, and also School Education (Lehramt). On 1 December 2017, we celebrated together in the venue of the Neue Aula of the Heidelberg University. Prof. Hans Gebhardt gave an impressive talk about the essence of long student field trips (Große [...]

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disastermappers heidelberg are organizing another workshop related to the use of OpenStreetMap data:
However, this time we would like to spend our time crafting our own and personal OSM data based christmas presents. Together we will create posters, postcards and everything you need to imprint a T-shirt.
When: 06.12.2017, 6 pm
Where: PC-Pool, Berliner Straße [...]

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