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Humans rely on clean water for their health, well-being, and various socio-economic activities. During the past few years, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a constant reminder of about the importance of hygiene and sanitation for public health. The most common approach to securing clean water supplies for this purpose is via wastewater treatment. To date, [...]

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It is our great pleasure to inform about the new “Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarships“ 2022 for doing a PhD in Geoinformatics at Heidelberg University.
Please make yourself familiar with the research topics at GIScience Heidelberg and HeiGIT (e.g. projects, papers) when suggesting potential topics for your PhD research.
Short facts:

The Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship is awarded to very good up-and-coming doctoral [...]

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Welcome back to our Region of the Month series. If you’re hearing about this format the first time you should definitely check out some of our older blog posts, e.g. this one on the tagged forests of different places in Canada or this first part of a street network analysis!
Since it’s May and getting warmer again, we [...]

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Unterführungen, Treppen und hohe Bordsteinkanten sind für Menschen mit Gehbeeinträchtigungen eine große Herausforderung. Ein maßgeschneiderter Routenplaner kann aber ihre Mobilität erhöhen, indem er Wege mit möglichst wenigen Hindernissen berechnet. Dieses Beispiel zeigt, wie Geoinformationstechnologie und Geoinformatik speziellen Gruppen in der Gesellschaft ganz konkret helfen. HeiGIT, das Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology, entwickelt nicht nur passgenaue [...]

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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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At long last, welcome back to out Region of the Month-series, where we look at different regions in the world and how tags are used there. Today we would like to look at Covid 19 related OpenStreetMap tags in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. More specifically, we would like to look at test stations and vaccination centers and [...]

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Hello and welcome back to part 12 of our “How to become ohsome“-blog post series! If you’re new to this series, check out other blog posts of the series as well, in order to learn how you too, can become ohsome using the ohsome API!
This time, we want to take a closer look at the filter options area and [...]

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Vom 9. bis zum 12. März 2022 findet die jährliche FOSSGIS Konferenz statt, die führende Konferenz für Freie und Open Source Software für Geoinformationssysteme und Open Data im deutschsprachigen Raum.
HeiGIT wird dabei am 09.03. um 16:30–16:50 Bühne 2 ONLINE mit einem Vortrag vertreten sein zum Thema:
“ohsome quality analyst (OQT): Die Qualität von OpenStreetMap Daten einschätzen”
Der [...]

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Hello and welcome back to the How to become ohsome-blog series! We hope the new year started off well for you!
If you’re new to the series, you should read our other posts in the series, as well as the posts in our ohsome Region of the month series, like this one. As already mentioned in part one of the contributions blog [...]

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