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This week on 29 November, it was announced that our team member Nina Krašovec received Nahtigal Award from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana (UL) for her master’s thesis “Detection of standing dead trees using leaf-on and leaf-off UAV-borne laser scanning point cloud data in mixed forests”. The research was conducted under [...]

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On Friday, November 26th, Dr. Carolin Klonner (GIScience Research Group) and Melanie Eckle-Elze (HeiGIT) will be supporting the Urban Context Unit of German Red Cross (GRC) in the “Data and Digitalisation in Urban Humanitarian Action” session at the Virtual Conference of the Red Cross Red Crescent Urban Collaboration Platform 2021.
The focus of the session is [...]

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Registration for our Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research 2022 is now open (until 15 January 2022). If you want to learn innovative practical and methodological skills to characterize complex terrain and object features using close-range and remote sensing techniques - apply now!

The Summer School in the Ötztal Alps in Austria will be [...]

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At long last, welcome back to a new blog post of the “How to become ohsome“-series. As it’s been quite a while since you got an introduction to how to access the ohsome API, we would like to pick up this topic one more time this month. The former post with different ways to access the ohsome API [...]

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Diesen Donnerstag, 25.11.2021, werden wir unser Kooperationsprojekt SocialMedia2Traffic beim Fachaustausch Geoinformation zum Thema “Smarte Region Rhein-Neckar” vorstellen.

Aktuelle Verkehrsinformationen sind eine Voraussetzung für Navigationslösungen, um die beste Route und genaue Reisezeiten zu ermitteln. Diese sind momentan jedoch nicht offen verfügbar. Im Projekt SocialMedia2Traffic entwickeln eine Methode, um Verkehrsinformation aus georeferenzierten Social-Media-Daten zu extrahieren [...]

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Recently a new project has been starting in the context of Climate Change Action research:
GeCO: Generating high-resolution CO2 maps by Machine Learning-based geodata fusion and atmospheric transport modelling
The spatiotemporal distribution of greenhouse gases and their sources on Earth has so far been considered mainly at relatively coarse resolutions. There is a lack of sound [...]

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HeiGIT participation at HOT Summit 2021

Also this year HeiGIT is participating at the HOT summit with the topic of “The Evolution of Local Humanitarian Open Mapping Ecosystems: Understanding Community, Collaboration, and Contribution”. Again the conference will be virtual and is organized in three blocks across several time zones to allow global participation.
Benjamin Herfort from HeiGIT will give [...]

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On Tuesday, 16 November 2021, Dr Katharina Anders defended her PhD research with great success.
In her dissertation, Katharina developed methods on 4D change analysis to extract natural surface changes from near-continuous LiDAR time series of dynamic landscapes.
Congratulations, Katharina, for this excellent research - we are very proud to have you in our team and wish [...]

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Sie haben Erfahrung in den Bereichen Geoinformatik und Open Data und würden gerne dazu beitragen, dass Menschen in Deutschland und weltweit Hilfe erhalten? Sie würden gerne als Teil des größten humanitären Netzwerks der Welt helfen, dessen zukünftige Ausrichtung in diesen Bereichen mitzugestalten? Dann kommt diese Stellenausschreibung genau richtig:
Das Generalsekretariat des Deutschen Roten Kreuz in [...]

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Recently videos with our contributions by HeiGIT to the FOSS4G conference were put online. Did you miss the event? Now you can watch whenever you like :-)
Benni by HeiGIT explains who to use the ohsome.org framework to develop an OSM Confidence Index to support humanitarian mapping
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWkISL4qbME
FOSS4G 2021 Using the ohsome framework to develop an OSM [...]

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