Month: April 2013

  • Elucidating Environmental History with 100 Million Laser Beams

    The Heidelberg University has published a press release about our work on laser scanning and subsurface geodata fused for 3D reconstruction of karst depressions on Crete.

  • next GIScience Colloquium on Intelligent Maps

    “Intelligent maps; the role of data models” (Dr. Mohsen Kalantari, University of Melbourne, Lecturer in Geomatics & Associate Director of the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration (CSDILA)) Mo, 06.05.2013, 14.00 (Uni HD, GI, Berliner Str. 48, Hörsaal) feel invited to join!

  • Walk & Talk of GIScience Research Group

    the GIScience Research Group hiked a bit around Heidelberg. Here is a view from the world famous Philosopher’s way taken during that walk…

  • OSM Labyrinth solved through??

    A Labyrinth mapped in OpenStreetMap, solved using … ;-).

  • Geoinformatics meets Real Estate Research

    New press release: The successfully finished Alexander von Humboldt research project by Marco Helbich demonstrates that the predictive accuracy of urban hedonic house price models can be significantly improved by means of airborne laser scanning. The research is available as open access publication in “Computers, Environment and Urban Systems”.

  • The program of the VGI ACTIVITY Workshop is online

    The latest program of our WORKSHOP: “Action and Interaction in Volunteered Geographic Information” (ACTIVITY) to be held at the 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science in Leuven, Belgium. is online now.

  • PostDoc Position 3D WebGIS

    The GIScience Research Group offers a PostDoc position on Web-based 3D-GIS: All Information..

  • Call for book chapter submission on “Computational Approaches for Urban Environments”

    The main objective of this book, edited by Marco Helbich, Jamal Jokar, and Michael Leitner, is to bundle high quality research providing a wide array of urban-related subjects that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the use of novel computational methods and/or data sources for the analysis of urban environments. The volume will be…

  • 3D-GIScience Session @ EGU 2013 General Assembly in Vienna

    3D Spatial Data, Analysis, Visualization and Infrastructures in Geosciences – From 3D Point Clouds to Information This session brings together researchers aiming at increasing the availability, understanding, and use of 3D spatial data (e.g. 3D laser point cloud) and services to support research in geomorphology in particular and the geosciences in general. Taking place on…