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Nowadays, several research projects show interest in employing volunteered geographic information (VGI) to improve their systems through using up-to-date and detailed data. The European project CAP4Access was one of the successful examples of such international-wide research projects that aimed to improve the accessibility of people with restricted mobility using crowdsourced data. In this project, OpenStreetMap [...]

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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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Next week is “Geography Awareness Week” and in this week we organize a voluntary OpenStreetMap Mapping Party. We invite you all cordially to join us mapping for a good purpose. Let`s celebrate the international “Geography Awareness Week” and learn more about the power of maps!
How? With a Missing Maps Mapathon!
When? Nov/18/2015 - 18.15 pm
Where? Lecture [...]

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on Wednesday, July 8, we invite you to a mapping event organized by students, similar to the earlier mapping events in Heidelberg, where numerous people had participated.
This time we chose two regions which suffer on the one hand from high vulnerability and many natural hazards and where on the other hand OpenStreetMap still has deficits. [...]

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Our #mapforaccess mapping party has been covered in yesterdays issue of the local newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung (~80,000 copies per day in the Rhine-Neckar region). Enjoy reading!

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Online version here.

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Putting the world’s most vulnerable people on a map and thereby reduce the vulnerability of disaster prone regions before they can even cause serious harm - that is the objective of the MissingMaps Project. A great idea put together by Doctors Without Borders (MSF), British and American Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team [...]

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