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Monthly Archive for August, 2022

While the impacts of global warming and current heat waves on glaciated areas have been in the focus of media reporting in recent weeks, also the dynamics of rock glaciers as part of the periglacial environment are strongly affected by changing climate. Rock glaciers are creep phenomena of mountain permafrost and an integral part of [...]

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The UndercoverEisAgenten team is still on the road introducing their most recent results to the public and scientific community.
On July 2, visitors to the Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI) at the “Long Night of Sciences” Berlin + Potsdam tested an UndercoverEisAgenten permafrost crowdmapping application.
The UndercoverEisAgenten team also participated in the GI Salzburg 2022 conference from July 4th through 7th. They discussed their newest [...]

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Do you know an African student hoping to do a PhD in GIScience at the University of Heidelberg?
The Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship deadline has been extended to August 31. Up-and-coming doctoral students from Africa, especially Ghana and West and Central Africa, are invited to apply for financial support. Applicants can apply for a doctorate [...]

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At long last, welcome to another addition of our How to become ohsome-series!
This one is special because we’re discussing a third-party application that uses ohsome API as back-end to accumulate historical OSM data. Although this innovation isn’t directly about our API, it’s close enough (and exciting enough) to merit inclusion and just one more opportunity for you [...]

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HeiGIT at MSF Geo Week 2022

This June, MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) GIS Week 2022 was held in person again in beautiful Prague. Nearly the entire MSF team dealing with geo-data and geospatial analysis congregated at the event, which presented a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the current use of GIS within MSF and to discuss its future strategic importance. [...]

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We call for applications to postdoctoral positions within the Heidelberg Mannheim Health and Life Science Alliance “Innovation Campus” for Inter-institutional project.
The Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI), Prof. A. Meyer-Lindenberg, the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University (Prof. A. Zipf), the 3DGeo Group (Prof. B. Höfle); and the Department of Biodiversity and Plant Systematics (Prof. [...]

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