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Call for papers für vier Sessions zu “COVID-19 – Geographien der Zäsur” im Rahmen der #GeoWoche2021
Die COVID-19-Pandemie verändert nun bereits im zweiten Jahr Gesellschaften weltweit in tiefgreifender Weise. Diese Veränderungen sind so fundamental und betreffen so viele Bereiche des Lebens, dass sie als Zäsur bezeichnet werden können.
In vier thematischen Sitzungen im Rahmen der #GeoWoche2021 (05. [...]

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The project “25 Mapathons“ goes into the next phase. Based on the experience of until today 17 OSM mapathons with German Red Cross (GRC) chapter and an extensive literature review on the success of mapathons, the “25 Mapathons” team has identified several points of possible improvement in the way how mapathons are conducted in general: [...]

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Up-to-date traffic information is a prerequisite for navigation solutions to determine the best route and travel time. In the SocialMedia2Traffic project by HeiGIT and GIScience Heidelberg , conclusions about current traffic density and speed will be derived based on data from social media. For intro blog post, click here.
Schematic workflow:

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13.04.2021, 10am MESZ, a [...]

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Hello dear friends of the disastermappers heidelberg!
At the moment, the Heidelberg International Weeks against Racism 2021 are running – and the disastermappers are also taking part! Why? The unequal distribution of resources is often a consequence of historical (and neo-) colonialism and related racism. This increases the vulnerability of societies in many parts of the [...]

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Lukas Winiwarter of the 3DGeo group was invited by the Austrian Society of Surveying and Geoinformation (OVG) to give a talk on the application of deep learning on point clouds, which took place on March 24. In his talk, Lukas presented four different state-of-the-art approaches to consider the irregular, unordered structure of point clouds, which [...]

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Last Friday Amin Mobasheri of the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg University successfully defended his PhD in Geoinformatics. Due to the Corona pandemy the defense was conducted in hybrid mode with the committee members participating virtually and only Prof. Zipf and Amin being physically in the room. What a shame there was no joint celebration [...]

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ATTENTION!! One week deadline extension. Are you working on GIS for disaster management? Hurry up! You have until Feb, 21 to submit your WIP or Practitioner paper to GIS Track.
Extended Submission deadline for WiP and Practitioner papers: February 21, 2021 - updated
Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/files/CFP/ISCRAM2021-Track10-Geospatial_Technologies

https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/call-papers.php
Track Description
With crisis and [...]

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HeiGIT wants to serve you even better. Therefore we are conducting user feedback surveys regarding our various services.
If you have ever used one of our OpenStreetMap based Online Services (or will do so now) for whatever purpose, we’d be very happy if you took the time and filled out the respective survey.
THANK YOU! We will [...]

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The German radio station WDR 5 broadcasted a short report about OpenStreetMap with a focus on basics and navigation in the science programme “Quarks - Wissenschaft und mehr” last month on 19.01.2021. One of the German pioneers of OpenStreetMap - Frederik Ramm - explains some background on how the OpenStreetMap community works. Also Alexander Zipf [...]

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Das Heidelberger Life‐Science Lab ist eine Einrichtung des Deutschen Krebsforschungszentrums (DKFZ, Heidelberg) und hat die Förderung mathematisch und naturwissenschaftlich-technisch besonders interessierter und begabter Mittel- und Oberstufenschüler und Studenten zur Aufgabe. Der Schwerpunkt ist auf die Life-Sciences gerichtet, die den Standort Heidelberg in besonderem Maße prägen. Aber es werden auch weitergehende MINT Themen beleuchtet:
Letzten Freitag (29.01.) [...]

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