LiDAR Lab / LiDAR Research Group

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Welcome to LiDAR Research Group Heidelberg!

The LRG investigates the extraction of detailed 3D geoinformation from newest Earth observation technology (e.g. 3D laser scanning). Furthermore, research emphasis is put on the exploitation and fusion of crowdsourced human (e.g. from Web 2.0) and 3D technical sensor data enabling near real-time 3D mapping and applications. A major focus lies on the development of GIS-based algorithms for 3D spatial data processing and analysis making use of the full sensor data stream (e.g. LiDAR backscatter). It is aimed at increasing the understanding of geographical phenomena: The developed geoinformation technologies and methods are applied to (interdisciplinary) research questions in natural landscapes (e.g. geomorphology, geoarchaeology and forestry) and man-made landscapes (e.g. solar potential assessment and hedonic price modeling).


International Year of Global Understanding 2016

What is geography? What are geographers doing? Why should I study geography? This radio broadcast in German is answering these questions - also from the perspective of geography ... [read more]


Multi-Source 3D Geoinformation Extraction for Improved Management of Forest and Natural Hazards – Collaboration between TAIwan and GERmany

New DAAD/MOST project will enable intensive exchange between Taiwan and Germany in 2016-17 The main scientific objective of 3D-TAIGER’s exchange and collaborative research is the development ... [read more]


Multi-Source 3D Point Clouds in Geosciences and Environmental Research

The LRG Heidelberg will welcome 2016 with a public talk on "Multi-Source 3D Point Clouds in Geosciences and Environmental Research" in the Computer Science Colloquium ... [read more]


Vorbesprechung GP/Übung: Physiogeographische Geodatenerfassung im Hochgebirge (Ötztal)

Die Veranstaltung “Physiogeographische Geodatenerfassung im Hochgebirge (Ötztal)” wird im Sommersemester 2016 zwischen 31.07.2016 und 06.08.2016 in Obergurgl, Tirol, Österreich, durchgeführt. Die verpflichtende Vorbesprechung findet am Fr. ... [read more]


New research project 3D-MAPP: 3D-MicroMapping of Big 3D Geo-Datasets in the Web

The research project 3D-MAPP develops a web-based methodology to obtain digital geodata via the combination of data analysis by human and machine. Through a quick ... [read more]


PermaSAR: Second expedition in the Mackenzie Delta

Mid of August we started for our second field trip in the Canadian Arctic in the course of the PermaSAR project. This time the team ... [read more]


Press release about our new project 4DEMON

The Heidelberg University reports in a current press release (in German) about our new project 4DEMON: 4D Near Real-Time Environmental Monitoring, which is funded by ... [read more]


Systematic review of current efforts to quantify the impacts of climate change on undernutrition

Malnutrition is a challenge to the health and productivity of populations and is viewed as one of the five largest adverse health impacts of climate ... [read more]


New research project: 4D Near Real-Time Environmental Monitoring (4DEMON)

The Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, Baden-Wuerttemberg has funded a new research project called 4DEMON, which will approach the research front of 4D Near ... [read more]


Editor's choice - Information fusion infrastructure for remote-sensing and in-situ sensor data to model people dynamics

Our paper "Information fusion infrastructure for remote-sensing and in-situ sensor data to model people dynamics" by Hillen et al. (2014) has been selected by the ... [read more]


Postdoctoral Research Position

If you have strong skills in geoprocessing of 3D point clouds and are interested in joining the LiDAR Research Group Heidelberg, just contact me via ... [read more]


ISPRS Innsbruck PhD Summer School of Alpine Research 2015

The first summer school of its kind on Close Range Sensing Techniques in Alpine Terrain took place in Obergurgl, Ötztal Valley, Austria, from July 5 ... [read more]


First Arctic Expedition for 3D Earth Observation of Permafrost (Mackenzie Delta, Canada) within our PermaSAR Project

In June 2015 the LiDAR Research Group (LRG), Heidelberg University, performed a joint expedition with the Alfred-Wegener Institute (AWI). This was our first field expedition ... [read more]


How to find the fastest way out of a dense human crowd using your smartphone?

In our research “Routing in Dense Human Crowds Using Smartphone Movement Data and Optical Aerial Imagery“, we propose a navigation approach for smartphones that enables ... [read more]


Mon-Shieh Yang successfully completes his PhD

Mon-Shieh Yang successfully defended his PhD thesis at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan. We cordially congratulate him! Mon-Shieh was member of the GIScience ... [read more]

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