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Aktuelle Meldung der Universität Heidelberg zum Projekt HEAL:
https://www.uni-heidelberg.de/de/newsroom/wenn-es-in-der-stadt-zu-heiss-wird
BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG STIFTUNG FÖRDERT HEIDELBERGER PROJEKT ZU ROUTINGDIENST MIT HITZEVERMEIDENDEN WEGSTRECKEN

Wo in der Stadt Heidelberg ist es besonders heiß und wie wirken sich lokale Hitzebelastungen auf gefährdete Personengruppen aus? Mit dieser Frage befasst sich ein Forschungsprojekt, durchgeführt von der Abteilung Geoinformatik und dem TdLab Geographie am Geographischen Institut der Universität [...]

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Many pressing problems of our time - climate change, aging societies, questions of modern medicine - cannot be solved by one discipline alone. It is becoming ever more urgent for scholars to collaborate across disciplines – natural sciences, life sciences, and social sciences, law, and humanities. The Marsilius Kolleg at Heidelberg University is an institutional [...]

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The project HEAL (HeiGIT, GIScience, TdLab Geographie) is funded by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung as part of the research program “Innovation for adaptation to climate change“. HEAL aims at an extension of the openrouteservice to allow the generation of heat avoiding routes, using Heidelberg as a test case. The project aims specifically at vulnerable groups such [...]

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From 13 to 17 September 2021, the “International Transdisciplinarity Conference ITD21” took place in online format. The TdLab Geography participated with the contribution “Towards a co-design of adaptation measures to heat events in cities: examples from Heidelberg, Germany”. In a self-produced video, Nicole Aeschbach and Kathrin Foshag presented two studies on climate change adaptation from [...]

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(deutsch unterhalb)

Aerial view of Heidelberg’s old town with the university square. The lack of shade causes heat stress conditions and thus makes the square almost unusable at increased temperatures. This was a site of the study on climate change adaptation of public spaces (Foshag et al. 2020) (Photo: Kathrin Foshag).

Climate adaptation strategies to support and protect [...]

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(in Deutsch unterhalb)

Aerial view of Heidelberg’s old town with the university square. This was a site of the study on climate change adaptation of public spaces (Foshag et al. 2020). (Photo: Kathrin Foshag).

As part of a transdisciplinary collaboration, the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT), the GIScience research group and the TdLab Geography at Heidelberg University [...]

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