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the GIScience Heidelberg colloquium series winter semester 2016/17 finished last week with even two presentations about Modeling Tsunami based risks and exposure. We were happy to hear first an overview from Andreas Schäfer vom KIT’s CEDIM about his PhD on Developing a Global Tsunami Risk Model. Thanks for our partners in the HeiKA CrowdFDA project [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday, December 19, about the use of remote sensing techniques for assessing soil and crop properties for applications in agriculture. Dr. Thomas Jarmer combines quantitative field measurements with remote sensing imagery to achieve not only a qualitative, but a quantitative assessment [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday, December 12, about quantifying trade-offs between land use and ecosystem services. Jun.-Prof. Sven Lautenbach will provide an overview of methods to assess the different environmental goods and services produced by land systems. Policy makers are in want of such information to [...]

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Recently the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University visited the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, which serves as the main mission control centre for the European Space Agency (ESA) . The Centre is responsible for a range of activities and in particular operating planetary and solar missions, such as Mars Express and [...]

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We cordially invite anybody to our final GIScience colloquium in this summer term.
Dr. Norman Kerle from ITC
will talk about
Post-disaster damage assessment – combining remote sensing image analysis and crowdsourcing
on Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015, 4:00 pm,
at Hörsaal, Berliner Straße 48, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University

Following a disaster event a rapid assessment of its consequences is [...]

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In our research “Routing in Dense Human Crowds Using Smartphone Movement Data and Optical Aerial Imagery“, we propose a navigation approach for smartphones that enables visitors of major events to avoid crowded areas or narrow streets and to navigate out of dense crowds quickly. Two types of sensor data are integrated. Real-time [...]

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The German TV station NDR broadcasted a short interview (in German) with Florian Hillen (Univ. Osnabrück) talking about our paper on Information Fusion Infrastructure for Remote Sensing and In-Situ Sensor Data to Model People Dynamics in the International Journal of Image and Data Fusion. Vol. 5(1), pp. 54-69. DOI: 10.1080/19479832.2013.870934, by [...]

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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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The conference web site: http://rsgis4hq.geo.tuwien.ac.at
The International Workshop Remote Sensing and GIS for Monitoring of Habitat Quality, organized by GEO TU Wien and the Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, will connect scientists, practitioners and stakeholders from the domains of remote sensing, GIS and habitat conservation, to discuss [...]

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Website:
http://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/rs-habitatmonitoring
This Special Issue, “Remote Sensing and GIS for Habitat Quality Monitoring”, aims to pave the way for operational habitat quality monitoring from earth observation data for more effective habitat conservation. The demand for protecting biodiversity has been underlined by a number of recent international agreements, while the increasing size of [...]

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