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GIScience/HeiGIT researchers and geography students with Pledge4Future web app official winners of the “The Climate Challenge Hackathon”

Pledge4Future is a free web app for the calculation and visualisation of work-related per capita CO2e emissions in research. The aim is to provide individuals and work groups with a simple tool for the long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions … Read More

Estimating trade-offs of land use at global scale

Land use decision involve trade-off with respect to the ecosystem service produced by the different land use systems. Agricultural use versus natural ecosystems is the main alternative for which trade-offs need to be estimated. Given the varying climatic and soil … Read More

Studying the impact of built environments on human mental health in everyday life – a review of methods published

Rapid worldwide urbanization benefits humans in many aspects, but the prevalence of common psychiatric disorders is increased in urban populations. While the impact of city living and urban upbringing on mental health is well established, it remains elusive which of … Read More

geoActive, neues Open Space-Konzept für Fachaustausch Geoinformation Heidelberg am 28.11.2019

Der Fachaustausch Geoinformation Heidelberg des GeoNet.MRN wird dieses Jahr geoActive! Im Fokus sind dieses Jahr Themen Mobilität und Baustellen in der Session mobiActive! sowie Klimawandel und Nachhaltigkeit in der Session climateActive! geoActive orientiert sich am Konzept der Open Space-Konferenz. Sie … Read More

Join us for the 1st Climathon in Heidelberg 26.-27. Oct 2019

We are happy to share that GIScience Heidelberg/HeiGIT participate in the 1st Climathon in Heidelberg on Sat/Sun 26.-27. Oct 2019 at EMBL Heidelberg with a challenge on the following topic: Boost bicycle usage through more attractive bicycle routes Identify factors … Read More

Studying the impact of built environments on human mental health in everyday life – a review of methods

Rapid worldwide urbanization benefits humans in many aspects, but the prevalence of common psychiatric disorders is increased in urban populations. While the impact of city living and urban upbringing on mental health is well established, it remains elusive which of … Read More

Support the global OSM Climate Protection Map at WorldEnvironmentDay

Today, June 5 is the #WorldEnvironmentDay. World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our #environment. Above all, World Environment Day is the “people’s day” for doing something to take care of … Read More

Hello world, openfuelservice!

In addition to our already exciting and fascinating portfolio of open source software we now offer openfuelservice which is a new and very experimental advance in the world of fuel consumption and emission of cars. In the recent political and … Read More