Public talk on Disaster Mapping this evening in Heidelberg

The topic of the open colloquium series by the Heidelberg Geographic Society (HGG) for this summer semester is “Global Understanding“. The first presentation is given by Prof. Alexander Zipf (GIScience Heidelberg) this evening, Monday May 2nd at 19.00 pm (Location: Heidelberg University, INF 227, HS2)

He will talk about Crisis Mapping , i.e. user generated geoinformation for disaster management and humanitarian activities, introducing activities such as the Humanitarian OpenStreetmap Team, digital humanitarian network, Missing Maps project and of course the disastermappers heidelberg. Also some examples of the work at GIScience Heidelberg in this context will be presented shortly.

The full programme of the HGG presentations can be found here.