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OSMlanduse validation workshop

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Heidelberg
https://laco-wiki.net/c/hei_shrubs_mapathon #shrubs
https://laco-wiki.net/c/hei_pasture_mapathon # pastures
https://laco-wiki.net/c/hei_crops_mapathon # agriculture
https://laco-wiki.net/c/hei_artificial_mapat # artificial non - vegetated
https://laco-wiki.net/c/hei_industry_mapatho # industry

Toulouse
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_urban_mapathon # urban
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_industry_mapatho # industry
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_artificial_mapat # artificial non - vegetated
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_arable_mapathon # arable land
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_crops_mapathon # agriculture
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_pasture_mapathon # pasture
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_forest_mapathon # forest
https://laco-wiki.net/c/tls_shrub_mapathon # shrubs

Vienna
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_urban_mapathon # urban
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_industry_mapatho # industry
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_artificial_mapat # artificial non - vegetated
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_arable_mapathon # arable land
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_crops_mapathon # agriculture
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_forest_mapathon # forests
https://laco-wiki.net/c/vie_shrub_mapathon # shrubs

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On the occasion of the international Bike2Work Day the radio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB) conducted a short interview with Prof. Alexander Zipf (GIScience HD/ HeiGIT). It was about current research and development work at the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg and HeiGIT, which involve the use of user-generated geodata for investigations between cycling behaviour and health, as well as [...]

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Our research member Jiaoyan Chen attended the HPI Future SOC Lab Day – Spring 2017 in Potsdam, in April 25, 2017. The HPI Future SOC (Service-Oriented Computing) Lab Day is a cooperation of the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the industrial partners Dell EMC, Fujitsu, SAP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Its mission is to enable and promote exchange and [...]

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Last week, Melanie Eckle of our disaster mapping/ disaster management department (HeiGIT) was invited to do an interview in the radio program “Early bird” of Deutschland Radio Wissen. She provided an overview of the use of OpenStreetMap for disaster management and humanitarian aid and the work of the GIScience Research Group, disastermappers heidelberg, Missing Maps [...]

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On Friday, our member René Westerholt held a talk at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in Boston. The talk which is entitled “Topological and scale-related issues in Twitter analyses through superimposed forms of spatial heterogeneity” was part of a special session on geographic data science organised by Alex Singleton from [...]

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Who finds the GIScience offices?


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Together with Prof. João Porto de Albuquerque (University of Warwick), we will chair an interactive session at this year’s Annual International Conference at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The session deals with urban spatial analytics and crowdsourced geographic information for smarter cities, with an emphasis on spatial methodology and applications of these to explicitly [...]

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GIScienceSnowMan

INF348, Heidelberg

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When using routing services that rely on OpenStreetMap data, the route engine might suggest you a path that seems to be longer than the shortest possible route you could identify on the map. The main reason behind this are either a lack of data completeness in OSM (for certain data attributes/ for certain regions) or [...]

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This part of the great MΛTHEMΛTIKON complex is the home of HeiGIT, the “Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology“, core funded by the Klaus Tschira Stiftung (KTS), which is currently being established. We are located on the 4th floor together with our friends from Heidelberg Mobil (HDMI), European Media Laboratory (EML) and Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical [...]

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