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Final CALL FOR PAPERS: ISCRAM has extended the Deadline to December 10
15th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2018)
May 20-23, 2018, Rochester, NY, USA
https://iscram2018.rit.edu/submissions
Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
https://iscram2018.rit.edu/sites/rit.edu.iscram2018/files/docs/ISCRAM_2018_track_GIS.pdf
Deadline for paper submissions: December 10, 2017
Track Description
With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, [...]

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Dear Mapping Enthusiasts,
Nov 13-19th is the international OpenStreetMap GeoWeek in context of the National Geographic’s Geography Awareness Week. In this scope the disastermappers/ GIScience Research Group Heidelberg invites you again to a special Mapathon to start the new semester.
When: Thursday 17.11.2016, 6 pm
Where: Hörsaal, Berliner Straße 48, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
The MissingMaps event will [...]

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Dear Mapping-Enthusiasts,
before the start of the semester break, we would like to take the chance to round the semester up with a “SPECIAL” Mapping event at Heidelberg University
Many of you have supported the Mapping for Togo during our last Mapathon or/ and the GIS tutorial. This data was collected for the use by the local [...]

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We are happy to announce the launch of MapSwipe - an app that allows you to support humanitarian aid by simply using your mobile.
In a disaster or humanitarian crisis, knowledge regarding the location of possibly affected and vulnerable people is crucial to provide effective support. MapSwipe allows you to map these locations using your [...]

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The topic of the open colloquium series by the Heidelberg Geographic Society (HGG) for this summer semester is “Global Understanding“. The first presentation is given by Prof. Alexander Zipf (GIScience Heidelberg) this evening, Monday May 2nd at 19.00 pm (Location: Heidelberg University, INF 227, HS2)
He will talk about Crisis Mapping , i.e. user generated geoinformation [...]

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Last Thursday students and researchers of the GIScience group and the Geographical Institute, members of the OSM community and Open Data supporters gathered to support the Ecuador activation of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT).
In response to the severe earthquake last Saturday, the HOT team had launched several mapping projects to enable the creation of a [...]

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everybody is invited to join our OpenStreetMap Mapathon this evening (Thursday April 21st) at 18pm in the auditorium of the Insitute of Geography Heidelberg University, in the Berliner Straße 48, 69120 Heidelberg.
Further information here.
Also check our Disaster OpenRouteService for Ecuador
at http://openls.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/disaster

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In order to provide emergency and rescue forces in Ecuador with the latest information concerning infrastructural conditions of roads and buildings the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (H.O.T.) as part of the OpenStreetMap Community coordinates the crisis mapping activities for the Ecuador earthquake.
As a first support of these activities the GIScience Heidelberg team set up a OpenStreetMap [...]

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Last Saturday Ecuador was hit by a severe earthquake. Especially large parts of the coastal region have been devastated. Just a few hours later the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team started first mapping actions to help producing the urgently needed geographic information and maps in OpenStreetMap.
We want to participate in the relief work with a mapping [...]

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Last week, Carolin Klonner, Benjamin Herfort, Melanie Eckle (GIScience Heidelberg and disastermappers heidelberg), Svend-Jonas Schelhorn, Christof Nichterlein (disastermappers heidelberg), Prof. Dr. João Porto de Albuquerque (GIScience Heidelberg and Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick) and Roberto Rocha (University of Münster) travelled to London to meet the Missing Maps team.
During a one and a [...]

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