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Tourism is a economically highly important industry. It is, however, vulnerable to disaster events. Geotagged social media data, as one of the forms of volunteered geographic information (VGI), has been widely explored to support the prevention, preparation, and response phases of disaster management, while little effort has been put on the recovery phase. A recently [...]

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The aftereffects of disaster events are significant in tourist destinations where they do not only lead to destruction and casualties, but also long-lasting economic harms. The public perception causes tourists to refrain from visiting these areas and recovery of the tourist industry, a major economic sector, to become challenging. To improve this situation, current information [...]

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about data shared online which provide geographic information. Dr. Michael Bauder from the Institute for Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, will report about the relation between material space and virtual space represented by so-called Ambient Geospatial Information from social media platforms. He [...]

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