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OpenStreetMap has become a huge source for any kind of geographic information. In OpenStreetMap you now find not only street information, but also information related to buildings, shops, sights and in Heidelberg even to individual trees.
Furthermore, OpenStreetMap data is open data – everyone is free to edit and to download the data to create own maps [...]

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How are Wikipedia/Wikimedia volunteers supporting disaster management? What role does their engagement all around open source and open data play? What are the latest developments and innovations in humanitarian contexts and how are they defined and addressed?
These questions were discussed in the first block of the Disaster 2.0 seminar last week. Daniel Mietchen, Biophysicist at [...]

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For the fourth time, GIScience/HeiGIT supported the Kinderuni of Heidelberg University. Last Saturday, 03.03.2018, interested children between 9-12 were invited to join members of the group and learn about the various kinds of work of geographers, and current projects at GIScience.
After providing an overview of geography and different kinds of geodata, the young participants could [...]

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Dear master students,
we warmly welcome you to Heidelberg and to our institute! You are cordially invited to an introduction to the GIScience research group, which takes place on Wednesday (18 October, 4 pm - 6 pm). We will provide you an introduction to our offered lectures, seminars and give you an overview of our ongoing [...]

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NEOHAZ team members Carolin Klonner and Tomás Usón were teaching at the Heidelberg Center for Latin America (HCLA). The block module GIS 2 for the “research methodologies” seminar was attended by students of the international Master “Governance of Risks and Resources”. The master is a joined project of the Heidelberg University, Pontificia Universidad Católica de [...]

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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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You can now find more information about the specialization in Geoinformatics in the Master of Science “Geography” at the Institue of Geography at Heidelberg University online (in German). Also further information about typical courses in the Bachelor programme in Geography at Heidelberg is presented. Usually the majority of the courses are given in German [...]

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Last Friday, 18th March, Carolin Klonner and Melanie Eckle of the GIScience Research Group were invited to give a workshop on “Crisis Mapping with OpenStreetMap” in scope of the DFG Graduate School “Natural Risk in a Changing World” Spring School at the University of Potsdam. The PhD candidates were introduced to current research and practices [...]

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Since this winter semester it is now possible to formally specialize in “Geoinformatics” within the Master of Science “Geography” Degree at Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography. When a certain amount of courses and credit points in this Masters programme are taken from courses related to Geoinformatics, then the student can have this specialization subject be [...]

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Location and Dates
The field course will take place from 21-29 April 2015 in Greece.
Instructors
Bernhard Höfle and Martin Hämmerle
Rationale
The availability and coverage of high-resolution and highly accurate 3D point clouds of the Earth surface, including the terrain surface as well as raised objects on the bare earth (e.g. trees and debris), has been increasing tremendously within [...]

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