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We are happy to announce that we are going to be part of INTERGEO 2018 in Frankfurt this year. This event being the “global hub of the geospatial community” has quite something to offer with hundreds and hundreds of innovative companies showcasing their products and visions.

We are joining up with the Federal Agency for Cartography [...]

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Our colleague René Westerholt was recently invited to deliver a Masterclass on ‘Spatial Analysis’ at the University of Warwick (UK) on Tuesday, 6th of March. The one-day-event was hosted by the Q-Step Centre, an initiative to strengthen quantiative skills of students enrolled at the Social Science Faculty. The workshop was attended by students from various [...]

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This week the GIScience research group Heidelberg and HeiGIT visited the exhibition “MatheLiebe” in Heidelberg. The exhibition demonstrates that:
• Mathematics is understandable not only for scientists, but for everyone,
• that mathematics is interesting and useful and full of exciting surprises,
• and that mathematics is important for technological progress and for our everyday lives.
We very much [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday, December 19, about the use of remote sensing techniques for assessing soil and crop properties for applications in agriculture. Dr. Thomas Jarmer combines quantitative field measurements with remote sensing imagery to achieve not only a qualitative, but a quantitative assessment [...]

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This December saw several Mapathons in Heidelberg: From mapping wheelchair ramps in Heidelberg on Dec. 3rd, to the first CampusMobil Heidelberg Mapathon on Dec. 6th, to the mapathon for supporting earthquake management in Kyrgyzstan. The final opportunity will be the 2nd CampusMobil Mapathon on Thursday, Dec. 15th starting at 18.00pm.
Location: Berliner Straße 48, Heidelberg University, [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday, December 12, about quantifying trade-offs between land use and ecosystem services. Jun.-Prof. Sven Lautenbach will provide an overview of methods to assess the different environmental goods and services produced by land systems. Policy makers are in want of such information to [...]

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On November 24th, “Fachaustausch Geoinformation“, a networking  event  for professionals in the geodata and geoinformation domain, took place in Heidelberg. It is organised every year by GeoNet.MRN, bringing together people, companies and institutions from the Rhein-Neckar region and beyond who are active in GIS, geoinformatics and GIScience. As in previous yeas, the GIScience research group [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday about analysis of big spatial data from multiple sources (sensor data, social media). Dr. Jiaoyan Chen presents ways to improve results obtained with traditional data mining techniques for spatio-temporal prediction for a China smog use case.
Predictive Analytics and Knowledge Reasoning [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about differences in the representation of spatial information in text and map media. Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik proposes a new paradigm of map use enabling maps to tell stories happening in space and time.
Maps telling Stories
Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Visiting Scientist at Bremen Spatial Cognition Center, Bremen University

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about data shared online which provide geographic information. Dr. Michael Bauder from the Institute for Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, will report about the relation between material space and virtual space represented by so-called Ambient Geospatial Information from social media platforms. He [...]

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