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Our team thoroughly enjoyed the newly in-person State of the Map 2022 in Florence. We attended workshops, talks, and had the opportunity to present our own poster about the accessibility of abortion clinics in Germany, which will be discussed in this post and can be found here.
In the following blog, we’ll explore more information and [...]

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Du willst Deine Management- und Forschungsexpertise zum Wohle der Gesellschaft und Umwelt einsetzen? Du willst HeiGIT dabei unterstützen die Verfügbarkeit und Qualität von Geodaten zu verbessern und Geoinformatik-Methoden weiterzuentwickeln, die für offene, gemeinnützige Anwendungen im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit, Mobilität und humanitäre Hilfe eingesetzt werden? Das ist unsere Mission!
Die HeiGIT gGmbH ist ein forschungsorientiertes, gemeinnütziges Start-up mit den [...]

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HeiGIT und das Deutsche Rote Kreuz unterstützen das Mozambique Red Cross in einem Projekt zur Sensibilisierung für das Hochwasserrisiko und zum Aufbau von Kapazitäten zur Verringerung des Katastrophenrisikos in Maputo.
Zur Verbesserung der Datenlage ist nun, relativ kurzfristig, ein Mapathon für kommenden Montag 23.05. ab 18 Uhr geplant. Zu Beginn wird [...]

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OpenStreetMap (OSM) has been intensively used to support humanitarian aid activities, especially in the Global South. Its data availability in the Global South has been greatly improved via recent humanitarian mapping campaigns. However, large rural areas are still incompletely mapped. The timely provision of map data is often essential for the work of humanitarian actors [...]

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We invite to the upcoming online seminar at the Urban Analytics Lab seminar series at the National University of Singapore (NUS):
‘Deep learning from Volunteered Geographical Information: a case study of humanitarian mapping with OpenStreetMap’
on 29 April (9am German time, 3pm Singapore time)
By Hao Li, GIScience Research Group, Heidelberg University @GIScienceHD
As an emerging topic, OpenStreetMap [...]

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OpenStreetMap (OSM) has been intensively used to support humanitarian aid activities, especially in the Global South. Its data availability in the Global South has been greatly improved via recent humanitarian mapping campaigns and due to the efforts of local communities. However, large rural areas are still incompletely mapped. The timely provision of map data is [...]

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Navigation services need time dependent information on traffic speed to generate suitable routes and yield accurate travel time estimations. However, this information is not available free of cost globally. Within the recently completed project “SocialMedia2Traffic”, we have developed a system to model traffic speed of urban roads depending on the time of day based [...]

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Anne Tritschler vom Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) spricht im Podcast CHAtroom mit Dr. Carolin Klonner (GIScience) und Dr. Natascha Bing (DRK) über den Einsatz von Geoinformationen in der humanitären Hilfe und welche Rolle dabei Karten, vor allem partizipatives Mapping, spielen. Lokales Wissen ist eine wichtige Informationsquelle, die in der Katastrophenvorsorge immer mehr zum Einsatz [...]

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Working with OpenStreetMap data is an exciting topic that often reveals astonishing insights. The free and open nature of the project allows a plethora of analyses topics. We at HeiGIT often concentrate on global quantitative analyses and visualisations powered by the ohsome framework. But our tools also enable you to gain more detailed, multifaceted or [...]

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You want to work for the benefit of society and the environment? HeiGIT wants to improve the availability and quality of geospatial data and further develop geoinformation technologies used for open, non-profit applications in the field of sustainability, mobility and humanitarian aid. Help us to reach these goals with your know-how and [...]

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