Tag: interdisciplinary research

  • New paper published: Participatory Mapping and Visualization of Local Knowledge: An Example from Eberbach, Germany

    Worldwide, more and more people are affected by flooding. Local knowledge provides a valuable source of information for disaster risk reduction. We present an approach for visualizing and formalizing this local knowledge. More information can be found in the paper: Klonner, C., Usón, T.J., Aeschbach, N. Höfle, B. (2020): Participatory Mapping and Visualization of Local […]

  • 3D-WebGIS for Archeology – the example of MayaArch3D

    Archaeological projects increasingly collect airborne LiDAR data to use as a remote sensing tool for survey and analysis. Publication possibilities for LiDAR datasets, however, are limited due to the large size and often proprietary nature of the data. Fortunately, web-based, geographic information systems (WebGIS) that can securely manage temporal and spatial data hold great promise […]

  • Invitation to Lecture on Climate Change by IPCC member Prof. T. Stocker

    As a member of the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) we want to make you aware of a public lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Stocker (Berne) on March 24: Within the scope of this year’s Spring Meeting at Heidelberg University, the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) presents an evening lecture given by Prof. Dr. Thomas […]

  • GIScience 4 Cultural Heritage

    The GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University recently joined the Heidelberg Center for Cultural Heritage HCCH. The HCCH is bundling the existing competencies at Heidelberg University in basic research on cultural legacies of past and present societies . The application of results of disciplinary and interdisciplinary basic research on the analysis, documentation, development, maintenance, museum […]

  • Digital Geoarchaeology 2013: Laser scanning hands-on workshop with GIScience assistance

    On Saturday, 9th of November, a hands-on laser scanning workshop took place within the framework of the Conference ‘Digital Geoarchaeology – New Technologies for Interdisciplinary Human-Environmental Research‘ (held at the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities). The conference organizers Dr. Christoph Siart1) and Dipl.-Geogr. Markus Forbriger2) introduced a group of interested conference participants to terrestrial […]