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Monthly Archive for December, 2019

Dear friends and colleagues,
we wish you a relaxing and peaceful holiday season and all the very best for a happy and prosperous New Year.

The most important event of this turbulent year was for us the founding of HeiGIT gGmbH as nonprofit company. Now we are looking forward to future joint activities in 2020 and beyond.
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The Global Healthsites Mapping Project (Healthsites) and the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology/ GIScience Research Group are happy to announce the now also formal cooperation. Last week, HeiGIT/ GISciences signed the Healthsites Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their strategic partnership with the main aim to support the analyses, sharing and use of baseline OpenStreetMap [...]

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From 4-5 December 2019, the 2nd International Workshop Point Cloud Processing was co-organized by euroSDR, the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation (DGPF) and the Institute for Photogrammetry (ifp) at the University of Stuttgart.
The aim of the workshop was to present and discuss the processing and evaluation of [...]

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We are happy to welcome Prof. Dr. Vivian de Oliveira Fernandes from Brasil to join the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University for the next months during her sabbatical as a visiting professor.
Vivian is Associate Professor at the Department of Transport and Geodesy Engineering and Permanent Member of the Postgraduate Program in [...]

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How can surface change processes be detected and delineated in large time series of 3D point clouds? A paper on the extraction of 4D objects-by-change has just been published in the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. It presents an automatic method for 4D change analysis that includes the temporal domain by using [...]

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The Center for Spatial Studies, Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara is hosting the Spatial Data Science Symposium 2019 this coming week with the title
“Setting the Spatial Data Science Agenda”
Over 40 selected participants will gather to discuss the future of Spatial Data Science at this expert meeting. Instead of being [...]

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Last June, colleagues from the GIScience group - Dr. Tessio Novack, Dr. Michael Schultz and Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf - together with Dr. Peter Mooney (Maynooth University, Ireland) and Dr. Yair Grinberger (The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel) have organized a workshop on “The Geographical and Cultural Aspects of Geo-Information: Issues and Solutions (GeoCultGIS)” as [...]

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Happy Birthday Missing Maps! On the occasion of the recently launched Missing Maps 5 Years Birthday Blog, that also highlighted our latest Missing Maps related HeiGIT and ohsome projects, we put together an overview of our years with and within the Missing Maps.
November 2014 the Missing Maps project was launched by the British and American [...]

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