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On our last day in the Ötztal Alps, we had an exciting excursion from Obergurgl to Ramolhaus on 3006 m a.s.l. On our way up we could directly explore glacial history by passing the historical extents and related moraines of the retreating Gurgler glacier. The students also learned about geoarcheology and settlement history in the [...]

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We are blogging live from Ramolhaus at 3006 m a.s.l.
After a 4-hours hiking tour with 1100 height meters we are now enjoying the impressive view over glaciers with “Kaiserschmarren” for lunch.

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On the last day of fieldwork in the rotmoos valley two groups (terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) and photogrammetry) set off to the rotmoos glacier again. A second TLS dataset was aqcuired
which enables the students to perform a change detection or deformation analysis.
The electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) group futher explored the pre-Quaternary [...]

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Today was the second day of field work in the Rotmoos valley in the Ötztal Alps for our 16 students. The hot sun challenged the data acquisition but the impressive landscape makes up for every effort.
The terrestrial laser scanning group climbed up the valley flanks to acquire a high resolution point cloud from an end [...]

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As part of the practical field training “3D Geodatenerfassung im Hochgebirge (Ötztal)”, 29
July - 04 August, 16 students explore pyhsical geography in an impressive high-mountain
environment in the Ötztal valley, Austria.
With the help of terrestrial LiDAR, RTK GNSS, close range photogrammetry and electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), multi-source datasets will be captured for the analysis of surface [...]

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How are Wikipedia/Wikimedia volunteers supporting disaster management? What role does their engagement all around open source and open data play? What are the latest developments and innovations in humanitarian contexts and how are they defined and addressed?
These questions were discussed in the first block of the Disaster 2.0 seminar last week. Daniel Mietchen, Biophysicist at [...]

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wie in jedem Semester findet auch im Sommersemester 2018 das Geoinformatik-Kolloquium am Geographischen Institut statt.
Hierzu möchten wir Sie herzlich einladen! Internationale Gäste berichten aus ihren interessanten Forschungsprojekten. Nutzen Sie die Gelegenheit, sich über die neuesten Entwicklungen in der Geoinformatik und in angrenzenden Forschungsfeldern zu informieren und mit Forschern aus aller Welt zu diskutieren!
Das Geoinformatik-Kolloquium findet [...]

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as mentioned earlier this Monday will see the first of our disastermappers heidelberg Mapathons this summer semester. But this will definitely not be your only chance to participate in some collaborative OSM mapping or learning how to work with OSM data this semester at Heidelberg University. So here is the current schedule. This should help [...]

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Dear Students, Mappers and Employees,
we would like to invite you to the first mapathon, mapping party, mapswipeathon of this semester, which will be focusing on Nepal. (Just in time with the upcoming talk at the HGG on tuesday.) :D
When? 07.05.2018, 6 pm
Where? Geographisches Institut, Berliner Straße 48
Our mapathon is organized in collaboration with the Kathmandu [...]

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Currently Heidelberg University is establishing a PhD Research Training Group (RTG)
on “Big Data Research“ together with several Indian Universities and Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in the context of the HGS MathComp at the IWR (Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing). Partners from India include Allhabad University, Delhi University (MoU pending), Jawaharlal Nehru University, IIT Guwahati, [...]

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