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Deadline extended to 21.12.2020
18th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2021)
May 23-26, 2021, VIRTUAL, Interactive ONLINE EVENT
https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/
Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS)
https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/files/CFP/ISCRAM2021-Track10-Geospatial_Technologies
New Deadline for paper submissions: December 21, 2020

Track Description
With crisis and hazardous events being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

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Worldwide, more and more people are affected by flooding. Local knowledge provides a valuable source of information for disaster risk reduction. We present an approach for visualizing and formalizing this local knowledge.
More information can be found in the paper:
Klonner, C., Usón, T.J., Aeschbach, N. Höfle, B. (2020): Participatory Mapping and Visualization of Local Knowledge: An [...]

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Last weekend the Germany wide Climate Challenge Hackathon organised by Scientists4Future Heidelberg and the Goethe-Institute took place as an online event. Just like last years Climathon, GIScience Uni HD participated with a team. This year the team was supervised by Christina Ludwig and fortunately was able to convince the jury with their idea on how to [...]

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Interested in how earthquake-induced damage to critical infrastructures is assessed in the research project LOKI? Then check out this teaser below!
Link to video

In the LOKI project (Luftgestützte Observation Kritischer Infrastrukturen; Airborne Assessment of Critical Infrastructures), an interdisciplinary system that enables fast and reliable airborne situation assessments following an earthquake is being developed by several project [...]

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As part of the LOKI project (Luftgestützte Observation Kritischer Infrastrukturen), a first test run of a newly launched OpenStreetMap (OSM) completeness mapping project in MapSwipe has been conducted yesterday.
The aim of the LOKI project is to develop an interdisciplinary system that enables fast and reliable airborne situation assessments following an earthquake. The system [...]

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The concept of place has recently gained importance in geographical information science (GIScience). One reason for this is the emergence of user-generated geographic information, which partially represents subjective everyday geographical encounters. No consensus, however, on how to deal with place in GIScience has yet been reached. A recently published paper presents a systematic literature review [...]

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Colloquium on Place in GIScience

We cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk!
The speaker is Dr. René Westerholt from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick, UK.
When: Monday 29.07.2019, 2:15 pm
Where: INF 348, room 015 (Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University)
Place in GIScience - A human geographic overview of the components to be formalised
The term “place” [...]

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The call for State of the Map 2019 (SOTM) academic track is now open until: 10th May 2019.
Read more: https://2019.stateofthemap.org/calls/academic/

tl;dr
Please read the submission guidelines and submit your presentation proposal before May 10 to the submission form.
This year’s State of the Map conference in Heidelberg will again feature a full day Academic Track session. Following on from the [...]

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The 10th “Fachaustausch Geoinformation“, a networking  event for professionals in the geodata and geoinformation domain organised yearly by GeoNet.MRN, took place in Heidelberg’s Print Media Academy on November 29th. GIScience research group at Heidelberg University and HeiGIT (Heidelberg Center for Geographic Information Technology) presented current research and projects at the event’s exhibition, including the latest [...]

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ISCRAM is a forum where researchers and practitioners from all around the world meet every year to share experiences and raise challenges in all the aspects related to the design, development, and use of information systems to improve the management of crisis and disaster situations. The 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and [...]

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