Paper presentation at AGILE: “Exploring MapSwipe as a Crowdsourcing Tool for (Rapid) Damage Assessment: The Case of the 2021 Haiti Earthquake”

Unter dem Hauptthema “Spatial data for design” wird die 26. AGILE Konferenz diese Woche in Delft, Niederlanden veranstaltet. Neben einer Vielzahl an geo-räumlichen Themen spielt das Katastrophenmanagement noch immer eine entscheidende Rolle in GIScience. Simon Groß und Sven Lautenbach werden … Read More

Volunteered Geographic Information research in the first decade: a narrative review of selected journal articles in GIScience

More than 10 years have passed since the coining of the term volunteered geographic information (VGI) in 2007. A recently published article presents the results of a review of the literature concerning VGI. A total of 346 articles published in … Read More

Plausible Parrots – HeiGIT’s OSHDB Supports Research in Citizen Science Data Quality

In the GIScience research group at Heidelberg University, a recent PhD research project by Clemens Jacobs has been looking into the data quality of citizen science observations of organisms. This research aims at using geographic context as an information source … Read More

HeiGIT/GIScience partnership with Kathmandu Living Labs

Kathmandu Living Labs– a team of young entrepreneurs and out of the box thinkers that change the use and creation of data in Nepal. The team around Nama Budhathoki was launched in 2013 and emerged of a previous Open Data … Read More