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In our latest release we have primarily focused on optimising and stabilising the backend and on adding new elements to provide an improved user experience throughout the OpenRouteService 3.3 based on OpenStreetMap data.
After many requests from our community, we for starters can happily announce that we have made the service responsive for your mobile smartphones. You [...]

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We invite anybody interested to the following open talk in our GIScience colloquium series this Monday:
Volunteered geographic (mis)information? Measuring quality in crowdsourced maps
Dr. Andrea Ballatore
Dept of Geography, Environment and Development Studies Birkbeck, University of London
Lecturer in GIS and Big Data Analytics
Mon, June 27, 2016, 2.15 pm,
Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University, INF 348, Lecture [...]

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The WeGovNow Towards #WeGovernment: Collective and participative approaches for addressing local policy challenges
Establishing citizens as partners in the delivery of public services. A new type of citizen engagement platform, expanding the viability of and capacity for citizen coproduction in the public sector.
WeGovNow and its 12 partner organisations are building upon earlier research and development by [...]

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ESNC-Kick-off Meeting
Satellitennavigation in Baden-Württemberg und Polen

am 21. Juni 2016 von 10 bis 12 Uhr in Heidelberg
bei Heidelberg Mobil International GmbH, Mathematikon –
mittlerer Bauteil, Berliner Str. 41, 69120 Heidelberg
More Info and Registration: http://www.esnc-bw.de/de/anmeldung-2
Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung der Satellitennavigation ist enorm.* Unsere Infrastruktur ist auf die Helfer aus dem All angewiesen und vor allem der Boom [...]

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In addition to the two earlier presentations (No 1, No 2), today there are two additional presentations (No 3 & 4) by GIScience Heidelberg at AGILE 2016 conference in Helsinki:
Rousell, A., Hahmann, S., Mobasheri, A. (2016): A Two-Tiered Approach to OSM Data collection for Novice Users. 19th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Helsinki, [...]

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As a direct follow_up of the successfull Mapathon in support of Sokode/Togo last week we invite any interested person to an additional MISSING MAPS mapping event THIS THURSDAY June 16th.
time: 18.00 - 20:00 p.m. (before the soccer game ;-)
location: Berliner Straße 48, PC-Pool/ Hörsaal (Lecture Hall), Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University.
A short tutorial [...]

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This Wednesday June 08 students of the “Citizens as sensors” seminar will organize a mapping event to support local development in Sokodé (Togo) at the Department of Geography Heidelberg University. Thereby they want to add to previously successful mapping events organized by students, the disastermappers HD and GIScience HD in Heidelberg.
For many [...]

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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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Save the date: On Wednesday June 08 it’s time again to start a OSM mapping event at the Department of Geography Heidelberg University. We want to continue this semester adding to previously successful mapping events organized by students, the disastermappers HD and GIScience HD in Heidelberg.
For many places in the world there are no [...]

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