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The Kick-Off Meeting of the European Chapter of the Socienty for Digital Earth (ISDE) was held last week at the EU Joint Research Center (JRC) in Ispra. Prof. Alexander Zipf attended the meeting on behalf of GIScience Research Group Heidelberg University.

Digital Earth is a global initiative to construct a comprehensive virtual representation of the planet. [...]

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In our research “Routing in Dense Human Crowds Using Smartphone Movement Data and Optical Aerial Imagery“, we propose a navigation approach for smartphones that enables visitors of major events to avoid crowded areas or narrow streets and to navigate out of dense crowds quickly. Two types of sensor data are integrated. Real-time [...]

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The answer can be found in our most recent paper “Updating Digital Elevation Models via Change Detection and Fusion of Human and Remote Sensor Data in Urban Environments” that has just been finally released in the International Journal of Digital Earth.
You can find a preprint version of the article freely accessible here: http://koenigstuhl.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/publications/2015/Hoefle/Klonner_et_al_2015_preprint.pdf
Citation
Klonner, C., Barron, [...]

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We would like to draw your attention to the second call for abstracts and special sessions for the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth, October 5-9, in Halifax, Canada. The overarching theme of the symposium is “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet”.
See here for further events (co-)organized by the GIScience [...]

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Objective
This workshop will elaborate on the possibilities of using geospatial information and processing across multiple sectors, and thereby implementing Digital Earth applications, i.e. applications of next-generation Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). With this event, we initiate a coordinated discussion on the topic and through published guidelines [...]

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We invite you to participate in our workshop Digital Earth: What the hack?, as part of the 17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, 3-6 June 2014, Castellón, Spain.
The proposed workshop will prepare hackathons including geospatial information and processing across a variety of possible disciplines and thereby implementing Digital Earth applications. Hackathons are [...]

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The International Digital Earth Science Forum organized by Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing (IGF), the Youth Commission of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) and the Association for the Promotion of Geoinformatics in Nothern Germany (GiN e.V.) took place on 4th of December 2013 at the University of Osnabrueck [...]

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Digital Earth Science Forum “Digital Earth Innovations” in Osnabrueck on the 4th of December 2013.
The Digital Earth Science Forum is aimed at students and young researchers as well as experienced scientists in the research field of Digital Earth. The forum provides the possibility to listen to innovative presentations by invited speakers, discuss [...]

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