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From 5-7 September 2016 the GIScience Heidelberg Group hosted a summer school within the collaboration and exchange project 3D-TAIGER (’Multi-Source 3D Geoinformation Extraction for Improved Management of Forest and Natural Hazards – Collaboration between TAIwan and GERmany’).

The summer school is a follow-up of the kickoff meeting in Tainan in April this year. The [...]

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Time: Monday, 5 September 2016, 09:00 – 17:00h
Venue: Seminar Room 5.104, Im Neuenheimer Feld 205, Mathematikon
No fees: Attendance of the scientific program is without costs.

Objective and Scope
The main objective of this public workshop is to bring together experts from Geosciences and 3D Earth observation / Geomatics, from academia and industry, as well as from [...]

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Studies based on information acquired by participative geographic approaches have sought to cope with emergency situations and disasters such as floods. However, the impact of these approaches to flood risk governance systems in order to understand these types of events as a complete risk cycle is still not clear. In a recent paper, we analyse [...]

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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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A second trip to Santiago de Chile was carried out during the first half of May 2016, in which NEOHAZ team members Carolin Klonner and Tomás Usón were teaching at the Heidelberg Center for Latin America (HCLA) as well as conducting research for the NEOHAZ project related to urban flood risk management.
The block module GIS [...]

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During the first half of May 2015, Bernhard Höfle and his NEOHAZ team members Carolin Klonner, Sabrina Marx and Tomás Usón were teaching at the Heidelberg Center for Latin America (HCLA) in Santiago de Chile as well as conducting research for the NEOHAZ project related to urban flood risk management. The project aims at analysing [...]

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The Chilean newspaper El Mercurio has released an article about Heidelberg’s research on VGI and Neogeography in their Science and Technology section in the issue of 14 July 2014.
El Mercurio, Santiago de Chile (No. 41.265), p. A11: Neogeografía: La geografía evoluciona al alero de las redes sociales.

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Within the research project “NEOHAZ - NEOgeography of a Digital Earth: Geoinformation Science as Methodological Bridge in Interdisciplinary Natural HAZard Analysis” we offer new position as “Research Associate in Social Science / Humanities“.
Further information can be found here:
- Job posting: Research Associate in Social Science / Humanities

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The research project NEOHAZ - NEOgeography of a Digital Earth: Geoinformation Science as Methodological Bridge in Interdisciplinary Natural HAZard Analysis is funded by the WIN-Kolleg of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (HAW) and runs from 2014 till 2017.
Project Description:
The understanding of complex human-environment interactions via measuring and observing can only be [...]

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