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Monthly Archive for January, 2021

Where is is the closed Covid-19 vaccination center and what is the best way to get there? A new route planning app helps you answer this questions by suggesting ways to the nearest vaccination center.
You can use this route planner now at https://impfzentrum.openrouteservice.org
You only have to enter a starting location or allow the automatic use of [...]

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Here we go again: The first #ohsome blog post of 2021. This time, one of our new student assistants Sarah was dealing with street networks and their quality in order to find out which of the selected regions has the most detailed info in OpenStreetMap as well as the best data consistency over the past [...]

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Prof. Alexander Zipf has been invited to give the keynote at GIS DAY 2021 at McGILL University (Montréal, Canada) on Tuesday 19. Jan. 2021. The theme of the whole GIS Day at McGill is Humanitarian Mapping and the talk will talk about:
“Analysing and Improving OpenStreetMap for Humanitarian Aid with Data Mining and GeoAI”

Agenda: (EST time [...]

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Based on newly available locations for missing COVID-19 vaccination centers the accessibility analysis has been updated.

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Globales Gletschermonitoring - Chance & Herausforderungen
Der Vortrag zu diesem Thema von Dr. Isabelle Gärtner-Roer vom World Glacier Monitoring Service der Universität Zürich zu diesem Thema findet am Dienstag, den 19. Januar um 19 Uhr online statt.
Im Rahmen der internationalen Gletscherbeobachtung werden Gletscher in den verschiedensten Regionen systematisch und kontinuierlich beobachtet. Weltweit werden Massenbilanzen von über [...]

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Current lockdown regulations in Germany state that - in many but not all federal states - travel in COVID-19 hotspot regions is only allowed up to 15km distance. This has raised concerns since a 15km radius has been perceived by some as a serious constraint especially in rural regions. Clearly, this might prevent visits to [...]

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Time series of topographic point clouds offer great possibilities to advance our understanding of dynamic landscapes. To exploit the full information these 4D datasets contain on spatial and temporal properties of natural surface changes, the 3DGeo research group is developing methods for 4D change analysis. These methods are required to answer fundamental questions on the [...]

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The Horizon 2020 LandSense project was concluded successful. Please find a selection of the produced publications and deliverables here. The project has enabled our group to pursue quality aspects of voluntarily collected geo information data and to ramp up efforts related to OSMlanduse.
Together with the University of Nottingham (Giles Foody) and Institut national de l’information géographique [...]

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Updated based on newly available vaccination center locations at the 14th of January 2021.

Vaccination of a sufficiently large share of the population is considered the most important action to fight the spread of SARS-CoV -2 and resulting COVID-19 infections. Germany has started together with the majority of EU member states at the 27th of December [...]

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