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The programme of the AGIT Symposium 2017 in Salzburg is online now and it includes a first paper about the work at GIScience Heidelberg on OSMlanduse.org. It will be presented 6 July in the afternoon at AGIT Salzburg.
The talk is entitled “OSMLanduse Version 1″ while the full titel of the paper is:
Voß, J., M. Auer, [...]

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Today a new global WebMap prototype “OSMLanduse.org” has been launched by GIScience Research Group Heidelberg. The map provides worldwide Landuse/Landcover information on the basis of OpenStreetMap (OSM) data. This is based on our earlier work on testing the suitability of OpenStreetMap for deriving landuse and landcover information (LULC).
LULC data is highly relevant for many research [...]

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Stellenausschreibung GIScience Universität Heidelberg
Senior Wissenschaftliche(r) Mitarbeiter/-in PostDoc Geoinformatik (100%)
Volunteered Geographic Information, OSM, LULC
In der Abteilung Geoinformatik der Universität Heidelberg ist baldmöglichst eine Stelle für eine(n) erfahrene(n) wissenschaftl. Mitarbeiter/-in (100%, TV-L), idealerweise promoviert, zu besetzen. Die Aufgaben umfassen v.a. die Mitarbeit in neuen EU HORIZON2020 Forschungsprojekten (z.B. http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/land_sense.html bzw. http://www.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/gis/wegovnow.html ). Die relevanten Aufgaben beinhalten insbesondere:

Konzeption [...]

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Natural disasters like floods are a worldwide phenomenon and a serious threat to mankind. Flood simulations are applications of disaster control, which are used for the development of appropriate flood protection. Adequate simulations require not only the geometry but also the roughness of the Earth’s surface, as well as the roughness of the objects hereon. [...]

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