Tag: natural hazards

  • Training in Innovative Technologies for Close-range Sensing in Alpine Terrain – 3rd Edition

    The 3rd edition of the international summer school “Close-range Sensing Techniques in Alpine terrain” took place in Obergurgl, Austria, in June 2019. A group of 40 young researchers (mainly PhD students) participated to learn about various sensors, processing techniques, and analysis methods for different topics in high-mountain research. A recently published article reports on results […]

  • Colloquium on Assessment of Risk from Natural Hazards in Urban Areas

    We cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk The speaker is Dr. Massimiliano Pittore GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences – Helmholz Centre Potsdam When: Monday 20.05.2019, 2:15 pm Where: INF 348, room 015 (Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University) GIScience for GEOscience: challenges and opportunities in a risky world The assessment of risk […]

  • We congratulate our visiting fellow Dr. Michael Vetter for his PhD

    Yesterday, Michael Vetter received his PhD from the Vienna University of Technology for his thesis “Airborne laser scanning terrain and land cover models as basis for hydrological and hydraulic studies”. Michael was visiting fellow in our research group in summer 2011 and performed parts of his thesis together with the LiDAR Research Group of the […]