Month: July 2018
Live from the Ötztal Alps (#1): Exploring high mountain 3D geoinformation
As part of the practical field training “3D Geodatenerfassung im Hochgebirge (Ötztal)”, 29 July – 04 August, 16 students explore pyhsical geography in an impressive high-mountain environment in the Ötztal valley, Austria. With the help of terrestrial LiDAR, RTK GNSS, close range photogrammetry and electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), multi-source datasets will be captured for the […]
State of the Map 2019 is coming to Heidelberg
Maps, maps, maps! After a great state of the map conference in Milan, the OpenStreetMap community can already get excited for the next global gathering in 2019: We are very honored to have been selected to welcome the global OSM community in Heidelberg in 2019! The good news have been shared during the closing ceremony […]
Meet us at State of the Map 2018 Milan: Ohsome talks and workshop ahead!
In a few days – THIS Saturday July, 29. – the State of the Map 2018 Conference in Milan will opening its doors with many interesting talks and workshops related to OpenStreetMap. HeiGIT and the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University will be there with several persons and give the following presentations and even a […]
3D WebGIS: From Visualization to Analysis. An Efficient Browser-Based 3D Line-of-Sight Analysis
3D WebGIS systems have been mentioned in the literature almost since the beginning of the graphical web era in the late 1990s. The potential use of 3D WebGIS is linked to a wide range of scientific and application domains, such as planning, controlling, tracking or simulation in crisis management, military mission planning, urban information systems, […]
Last reminder: Call for papers PLATIAL’18
Our PLATIAL’18 workshop on place-based analysis in September is approaching quickly, and so is the submission deadline. Please be aware that the call closes next week: Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 11.59 pm (CEST) Looking forward to your valuable submissions and participation!
EU Sentinel 2 osmlanduse.org fusion @ Toulouse Space show
Another chapter in machine human fusion land use device narrative: new Sentinel 2 osmlanduse.org product results based on OpenStreetMap plus Sentinel 2 data plus Machine Learning were presented at ToulouseSpaceShow 2018 during a European Space Agency (ESA) Research and User Support (RUS) event. Stay tuned: The new product will soon be available for all EU […]
HOT End of semester Mapathon and BBQ
Flood events caused serious harm in wide areas of Japan and Sri Lanka over the last couple of weeks. Heavy rain, floods and landslides occured in South West area of Japan and monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in the Kurunagala and Puttalam districts of Sri Lanka. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has received requests […]
FOSS4G 2018 is only 42 days away and we are excited to present our Openrouteservice for Disaster Management there. Furthermore, we will provide insights on the potential of the ohsome platform for the HOT community. Check out the program for further details. We hope to see you in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, August 27 – […]
Successfull PhD Defence of GIScience Group Member Julian Bruns
Our GIScience Research Group team member Julian Bruns has recently defended his PhD at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) at the FZI in the project BigGIS. Congratulations Julian, well done! The topic of the thesis was “Robust Modeling of Spatio-Temporal Dependencies and Hot Spots” at the Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing at KIT.
Colloquium on Open Source Foundations for Spatial Decisions Support Systems
We cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk The speaker is Prof. Jochen Albrecht Professor of Computational and Theoretical Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York When: Monday 16.07.2018, 2:15 pm Where: INF 348, room 015 (Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University) Open Source Foundations for Spatial Decisions Support Systems Spatial Decision Support […]