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Digital Geoarchaeology can be regarded as an intersection of disciplines that contributes to the consolidation of different academic perspectives. It represents a novel approach in terms of computer scientific methods combined with geoscientific know-how and archaeological expertise to multi-methodically investigate past human-environmental relationships (Siart et al. 2018).

In the new textbook “Digital Geoarchaeology” by Springer, which [...]

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Not undercover but on the cover: We were selected as cover story of the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Volume 6, Issue 11.

In our research on “Historic Low Wall Detection via Topographic Parameter Images Derived from Fine-Resolution DEM“, we apply rapid landscape line detection to extract historic vegetable garden walls based on topographic [...]

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From 26 to 28 July, the 3D spatial data processing group contributed to the “ArchEyeAutomatic summer school 2017: Cameras, Drones, and Laser scanning. Modern ways to document ancient objects”. With a focus on documenting and analyzing archaeological sites and objects, the summer school introduced around 40 participants to various methods of close-range remote sensing at [...]

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New HistOSM 2 released

For all people who are interested in historic features of the OpenStreetMap dataset a complete new worldwide map service has been published. It is extending the original old HistOSM (*) from 2009 considerably.
http://histosm.org/
As of October 2016 you can find 638.284 objects that were tagged ‘historic’ all over the world. The range of object types is [...]

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Recently a new project “HeiMAP” has been funded at Heidelberg University. The goal of HeiMAP is the development of an online research platform with modular tools and services for project and data management especially for the collaborative work with and on predominantly historical maps and geographic information in the humanities. Maps contain multiple layers of [...]

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During end of November and the first week of December, Amin Mobasheri was invited by Dr. César Ducruet to have a short research stay at French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Institute of Complex Systems, Paris. The visit included presentation of the results of the on-going LLOYDS lists project running at GIScience research group Heidelberg [...]

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Workshop:
Kulturerbe: Erfassbar – Sichtbar – Erfahrbar
Ergebnisse und Erfahrungen aus Forschungsprojekten zur Sicht- und Erfahrbarmachung von Kulturerbe
1. Dezember 2015
09:30-15:00 Uhr
ZAK | Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale
Rüppurrer Str. 1a, Haus B
76137 Karlsruhe
Zur Anmeldung
Flyer (PDF, ca. 1MB)
Programm

9:30-9:45
Get Together

9:45-9:55
Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha: Begrüßung

9:55-10:10
Dr. Andreas Hensen: Archäologische Fragestellung – Jupiter-Gigantensäule in Ladenburg

10:15-10:45
Dr. Armin Volkmann: Forschungen der [...]

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The MayaArch3D project held its final closing meeting at the German Archaeological Institute in Bonn from the 4th to the 5th of June 2015. Two days of discussions and presentations demonstrated the results of the 3-year BMBF (German Ministry of Education and Research) funded project “MayaArch3D - A Web-based 3D-GIS for the Analysis of the [...]

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