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Last month GIScience Heidelberg (Prof. Zipf) participated in the First United Nations World Data Forum. This was a high level event including many organisations that generate and analyse data related to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
For this we need a huge amount of data about [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about the cross-cutting theme of smart city research. Dr Jochen Wendel from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will report about an open data infrastructure that allows data storage, data exchange, data analysis, as well as data visualization across projects and domains. He illustrates [...]

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Recently, a new open access handbook edited by Capineri, et.al and supported by the European Commission - COST Action IC1203 (ENERGIC) has been published.
This book focuses on the study of the remarkable new source of geographic information that has become available in the form of user-generated content accessible over the Internet through mobile and Web [...]

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CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 4, May 2016
Revised set of tools published
Dear Readers,
The project has entered its third and final year at the start of 2016. After a successful project review in mid-February, the revised set of tools has now been made public. All CAP4Access tools deal with accessibility of the built [...]

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Last friday the GIScience Research Group was invited to participate in a follow-up workshop on “Open Data”.
Already in December 2015 the GIScience Research Group and the disastermappers heidelberg had been invited to present their work on Open Data in the 10th “Modellierungstag” of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the [...]

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we want to make you aware that it is still possible to register for the Praxis-Foum “Open Data” in Heidelberg which will take place on Friday April 15th in the new Mathematikon. This time the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg will do a hands on “Open Table” introduction to Disaster Management with OpenStreetMap.
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The GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg joined the OSGE GeoForAll initiative and network as an Open Source Geospatial Laboratory and Research Center.
GIScience Heidelberg is supporting free and open GI software, open GI standards (OGC), open Geo-Data (e.g. OpenStreetMap and other VGI), open access publication and GIS education in many ways.
This is demonstrated already in [...]

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GIScience got the mayor

On last Thursday (17.12.), the GIScience group participated in a discussion about open data in Heidelberg within the city’s #getthemayor series. The discussion was initiated by the Open Data Rhein Neckar activists (thanks to Oliver Rack). Melanie Eckle, student assistent in the CAP4Access project, contributed by articulating our needs for open data from the perspective [...]

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Tomorrow on Dezember 3rd 2015 the “10th Modelling Day” will take place in the “Print Media Academy” in Heidelberg. Start is at 14:00pm.
This years overarching topic is “Open Data”.
There will be three contributions related to GIScience Heidelberg:
- Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf will talk about “Challenges and Potential of Open Geodata for Geographic Modelling”
- [...]

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On Dezember 3rd 2015 the “10th Modelling Day” will take place in the “Print Media Academy” in Heidelberg. Start is at 14:00pm .
From GIScience Heidelberg there will be two contributions:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf will talk about “Herausforderungen und Potenziale offener Geodaten für räumliche Modellierungen in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft”
and Benjamin Herfort gives a presentation about “Maps [...]

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