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The Master Thesis of Jan Kinne on the subject: “The Geographic Dispersal of the German Software Industry - Geospatial Analysis and Location Pattern Modeling” won the price “Nachwuchsförderpreis Geoinformatik 2017” of the “Runde Tisch GIS e.V.” in the category ‘Master Thesis’ with a value of 1.500 Euro.
In addition Jan did also win the audience [...]

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In agriculture, information about the spatial distribution of crop height is valuable for applications such as biomass and yield estimation, or increasing field work efficiency in terms of fertilizing, applying pesticides, irrigation, etc. Established methods for capturing crop height often comprise restrictions in terms of cost and time efficiency, flexibility, and temporal and spatial resolution [...]

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Melanie Eckle and Benjamin Herfort represented the GIScience Research Group at the 5th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference that was held on 29th and 30th of September in Karlsruhe. The German-Japanese University Consortium HeKKSaGOn was founded in July 2010 as an association of three German (Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Göttingen) and three Japanese (Kyoto, Sendai, Osaka) universities.
We presented [...]

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The results of a study dealing with photogrammetric 3D geodata of mass wasting sites conducted at the GIScience were considered to be worth publishing in the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing: ‘Terrestrial and unmanned aerial system imagery for deriving photogrammetric three-dimensional point clouds and volume models of mass wasting sites.‘
Three-dimensional (3D) geodata of mass wasting [...]

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Last week Carolin Klonner, Melanie Eckle and Benjamin Herfort attended the 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management in Rio de Janeiro.
The ISCRAM community is globally active and brings together researchers, academics, practitioners as well as policy makers to promote research and development of information systems for crisis [...]

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Since this winter semester it is now possible to formally specialize in “Geoinformatics” within the Master of Science “Geography” Degree at Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography. When a certain amount of courses and credit points in this Masters programme are taken from courses related to Geoinformatics, then the student can have this specialization subject be [...]

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The International Journal of Geographical Information Science (IJGIS) published a first review by Wen Lin at Taylor & Francis Online (DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2015.1077965) about our Springer book on
OpenStreetMap in GIScience: experiences, research and applications, edited by Jamal Jokar Arsanjani, Alexander Zipf, Peter Mooney and Marco Helbich (2015, Springer Series: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, 324 [...]

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We are happy to learn and inform that the Impact Factor (IF) of the International Journal “Transactions in GIS” according to the new ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking (Thomson Reuters 2015) has seen a nearly 40% increase from 1.000 to 1.398 from 2013 to 2014.
The new IF means that “Transactions in GIS” is now [...]

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Dear colleagues,
The deadline for submission of contributions to our AGILE workshop called RICH-VGI has been extended to April 30, 2015.  We call for short papers and extended abstracts for the Workshop:
RICH-VGI: enRICHment of volunteered geographic information (VGI):
Techniques, practices and current state of knowledge

Workshop @ the 18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science
Lisboa, Portugal.
Tuesday 9 June 2015
In [...]

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Dear colleagues,
I am pleased to inform you that a book edited by Jamal Jokar Arsanjani, Alexander Zipf, Peter Mooney, Marco Helbich entitled “OpenStreetMap in GISciene : Experiences, Research, and Applications” has been eventually published online and also in print format. The book contains 16 chapters on different aspects of OpenStreetMap in GIScience including 1) Data Management [...]

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