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Monthly Archive for December, 2020

Season’s Greetings from Heidelberg

The GIScience Research Group with the 3D Geospatial Data Processing Group and the team at HeiGIT (Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology) do send you the best wishes for a peaceful holiday season and a successful New Year. Thank you for your cooperation, efforts and interest in our work.
We hope [...]

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Many things will be different this year when celebrating Christmas, but disastermappers heidelberg think that the few people that you are going to meet should still get a nice OSM-based presents. This is why we want to invite you to join our annual “Christmas Workshop” and learn how to create nice posters, post cards and [...]

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On 8th November 2020, the Anticipation Hub has been officially launched and we are happy to announce that the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT gGmbH) acts as as a partner of the platform right from the start.

The Anticipation Hub is a knowledge exchange platform on anticipatory action in terms of humanitarian aid [...]

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Deadline extended to 21.12.2020
18th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2021)
May 23-26, 2021, VIRTUAL, Interactive ONLINE EVENT
https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/
Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/files/CFP/ISCRAM2021-Track10-Geospatial_Technologies
New Deadline for paper submissions: December 21, 2020

Track Description
With crisis and hazardous events being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

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Klimawandel und Biodiversitätsverlust – das unglückliche Zusammenspiel von Zeit und Raum
lautet der Titel des nächsten Vortrags in der Vortragsreihe „Klimawandel – Herausforderungen für die Menschheit“ der Heidelberger Gesellschaft für Geographie e.V. (HGG).
Prof. Dr. Marcus Koch (Universität Heidelberg) trägt hierzu am Dienstag 08.12.2020 um 19 Uhr vor:
Der Prozess des Verlustes der biologischen Vielfalt läuft ungebremst auf [...]

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This new video by the 3DGeo group presents the challenges of 3D Earth observation and our advances in 4D change analysis in the frame of the Auto3Dscapes project:

Direct link to the video: https://youtu.be/Fdwq-Cp0mFY
Many thanks to Claudia Denis and David Jäger for helping to realize the video! We are also very happy about the fruitful ongoing [...]

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On December 8th at 6.30 pm the next international mapathon organized by the disastermappers heidelberg takes place! This time we map together with MAMAPA, an integration project for migrants and refugees from Mannheim, CartONG, LECLARA Larabanga and OSM Ghana.
We will map HOT-Tasks 8839 and 9928, the former including the city of Wa in northwestern Ghana, [...]

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