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Social Sensing Workshop at GIScience Conference 2021

On Monday , Sep. 27 our “Social Sensing Workshop” at the “11th International Conference on GIScience” 2021 will take place. We are also happy to make you aware of full paper related to MeinGr√ľn project and openrouteservice at the main … Read More

SWR broadcast on the research project HEAL: Taking the safe route through the heat – Transdisciplinary project HEAL makes everyday life easier for at-risk groups

Climate adaptation strategies to support and protect at-risk groups during hot weather periods are being developed as part of the transdisciplinary collaboration in the HEAL project by the research network consisting of the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT), the … Read More

A safe way through the heat: Transdisciplinary project HEAL makes everyday life easier for at-risk groups

As part of a transdisciplinary collaboration, the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT), the GIScience research group and the TdLab Geography at Heidelberg University are jointly developing adaptation strategies to support and protect at-risk groups during hot weather conditions. Individual … Read More

Deadline extended to 21.12.2020 : VIRTUAL 18th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2021)

Deadline extended to 21.12.2020 18th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2021) May 23-26, 2021, VIRTUAL, Interactive ONLINE EVENT https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/ Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS) https://www.drrm.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/iscram2021/files/CFP/ISCRAM2021-Track10-Geospatial_Technologies New Deadline for … Read More

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

Flooded parking area in Eberbach in January 2019 (Picture: C.Klonner) 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 … Read More