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We wish you an ohsome birthday OpenStreetMap! Our gift: the new ohsome2X time-series tool

#OpenStreetMap is turning 16! Happy Birthday from the HeiGIT team. 16 years of OSM activity has created the most feature rich and global free multi purpose map that the world has ever seen. The ohsome team at HeiGIT has created … Read More

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Introducing the humstats.heigit.org dashboard about Humanitarian Mapping in OpenStreetMap

Since 2010 organized humanitarian mapping has evolved as a constant and growing element of the global OpenStreetMap (OSM) community. With more than 7,000 projects in 150 countries humanitarian mapping has become a global community effort. Mappers have added more than … Read More

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How to become ohsome part 7 different ways to access the ohsome API

A new month – a new post of the how to become #ohsome blog series. Welcome to part 7, in which we will show you 7 different ways how you can send a request to the ohsome API using different … Read More

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Do you need a shady route because it is too hot?

IT IS REALLY HOT! Again! So it seems, we need to repeat an updated version of a Blogpost from exactly one year ago: You are looking for a more shady pedestrian route through the urban jungle? You might then prefer … Read More

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Karlsruhe relies on openrouteservice – ESRI client plugin developed

Since some time the City of Karlsruhe uses the API of Openrouteservice (ORS) by HeiGIT for routing of pedestrians, bicycles and cars in the new online city plan and the citizen GIS app for the general public, i.e. the citizens … Read More

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New function in the ohsome API for checking query parameters

As you may already know from the latest blog posts, new advancements are brought with the release 1.0 of the #ohsome API. One minor function involves the correctness of parameters that you can use in your queries, which was developed … Read More

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GIScience for physical activity research

GIScience methods are becoming more and more widespread in different domains. A current review article under involvement of HeiGIT researchers discusses the potential of ambulatory assessments and GIScience approaches for physical activity research. The article is on of the outcomes … Read More

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Introducing ohsome2label tool to generate training samples from OpenStreetMap for geospatial deep learning

After more than a decade of rapid development of volunteered geographic information (VGI), VGI has already become one of the most important research topics in the GIScience community. Almost in the meantime, we have witnessed the ever-fast growth of geospatial … Read More

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Quiet route planning for pedestrians in traffic noise polluted environments

#Noise #pollution is one of the main stressors in urban environments, having negative impacts on people’s quality of life and health. For some groups of citizens, such as school children, patients, and elders, there is a need to support them … Read More

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Physische Erreichbarkeiten von Krankenhäusern in Subsahara Afrika – Analyse und Ergebnisse bei COVID-19 Symposium vorgestellt

Vom 06. bis zum 08. Juli fand das Online Symposiums “COVID-19 als Zäsur? Geographische Perspektiven auf Räume, Gesellschaften und Technologien in der Pandemie” statt. Teilnehmer aus Geographie, Medizin, Public health und meidizinischer Geographie diskutierten über drei Tage in sechs verschiedenen … Read More

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How to become ohsome part 6: Introducing the magical filter parameter

We are back again with a fresh part of the How to become ohsome blog series. In case this 6th part of the series is your first one, or you have not heard from our awesome OpenStreetMap History Data Analytics … Read More

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Einführung in OpenStreetMap und humanitäres Mapping bei der AGIT 2020

HeiGIT unterstützt Workshops zu OpenStreetMap und humanitärem Mapping auf der AGIT 2020 In dieser Woche findet die jährliche AGIT-Konferenz und das parallele GI Forum statt. Während die Konferenz bereits seit mehr als 30 Jahren erfolgreich Vertreter aus Wissenschaft, angewandter Forschung … Read More

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