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Disaster Mapping und Katastrophenmanagement

Unterstützung humanitärer Aktivitäten durch Entwicklung von Technologien für das Disaster Mapping und Katatrophenmanagement

Nutzergenerierte Geodaten, beispielsweise von OpenStreetMap oder Social Media Plattformen, aber auch Geoinformationen, die von der Verwaltung bereit gestellt werden, sind von wachsender Bedeutung im Katastrophenmanagement. Das Zusammenführen verschiedener Datensätze ermöglicht es humanitären Hilfsorganisationen und Ersthelfern bereits kurz nach dem Eintreten eines Katastrophenereignisses ein Bewusstsein für die Situation vor Ort zu erlangen. Diese Informationen haben darüberhinaus einen großen Wert in der Vorsorge zur Einschätzung von Risiken und Eindämmung von potentiellen Auswirkungen. Um dieses Potential unterschiedlicher Datenquellen besser nutzen zu können, bedarf es innovativer neuer Analysemethoden. Wir entwickeln in Zusammenarbeit mit Nutzern und Hilfskräften hierfür innovative Verfahren und Dienste.

Unsere Leistungen

  • Entwicklung und Bereitstellung von Disaster-Maps für das Katastrophenmanagement sowie für humanitäre Einsätze
  • Entwicklung von Werkzeugen für das Monitoring und die Bewertung von freiwilligen zur Verfügung gestellten Daten (OpenStreetMap, Social Media etc.)
  • Bereitstellen von Anwendungen, die den Einsatz von Geoinformationen im Katastrophenmanagement fördern und vereinfachen
  • Verbesserung der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Freiwilligen und professionellen humanitären Organisationen durch Entwicklung innovativer Werkzeuge

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News
27.01.2020 09:27
Today: Talk on the use of geoinformatics at the German Red Cross

We are happy to invited to the presentations in the GIScience HD colloquium today. Everybody interested is invited to join the presentations and the discussion afterwards. The use of geoinformatics at the German Red Cross Katharina Lorenz, DRK e.V. ‑ Generalsekretariat, Berlin - Date: Mon, January 27, 2.15 pm - Place: Lecture Hall (room 015), Im Neuenheimer Feld 348, [...]

15.01.2020 17:39
Disaster monitoring with Openrouteservice, example from UN Pulse Lab Jarkarta

Recently the UN Pulse Lab Jakarta has developed a disaster monitoring WebApp called the MIND/DisasterMon platform. According to UN Pulse Lab the objective of the MIND/DisasterMon platform is to try to answer questions related to Disaster Monitoring and emergency response by looking into various sources of data and information from open data platform and social media. The [...]

13.01.2020 08:30
NASA uses Openrouteservice for study on disaster response times

According to a recent post by NASA, researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, calculated the time that could have been saved if ambulance drivers and other emergency responders had near-real-time information about flooded roads, using the 2011 Southeast Asian floods as a case study. This was the first NASA study to [...]

27.11.2019 07:57
Reminder: Deadline next week Fri 06.12.2019: GIS Track ISCRAM 2020 at Virginia Tech

: CALL FOR PAPERS for the GIS track at 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2020) May 24-27, 2020, Virginia, USA https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/ Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS) https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/files/CFP/ISCRAM2020-Geospatial_Technologies_and_GIS.pdf Deadline for paper submissions: December 6, 2019 Track Description With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

13.11.2019 14:07
Hurry up: only 3 weeks to go for Submitting to GIS track at ISCRAM at VirginiaTec

CALL FOR PAPERS for the GIS track at: 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2020) May 24-27, 2020, Virginia, USA https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/ Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS) https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/files/CFP/ISCRAM2020-Geospatial_Technologies_and_GIS.pdf Deadline for paper submissions: December 6, 2019 Track Description With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

13.10.2019 17:12
Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction by HeiGIT - Celebrating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Today we celebrate the International Day for #DisasterRiskReduction. HeiGIT offers a growing set of tools and services that support humanitarian aid during and before disasters. Examples include work in the context of the Missing Maps initiative, like conceptualising and extending microtasking apps like MapSwipe, as well as services for analysing MapSwipe data and making it [...]

24.09.2019 21:37
CFP: GIS track ISCRAM 2020, 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Virginia, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS for the GIS track at: 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2020) May 24-27, 2020, Virginia, USA https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/ Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS) https://www.drrm.fralin.vt.edu/iscram2020/files/CFP/ISCRAM2020-Geospatial_Technologies_and_GIS.pdf Deadline for paper submissions: December 6, 2019 Track Description With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, geospatial information and technologies have been [...]

23.07.2019 08:32
New ORS Jupyter example about Fleet Scheduling for Disaster Response with ORS and VROOM

Routing optimization in a humanitarian context Routing optimization generally solves the Vehicle Routing Problem (a simple example being the more widely known Traveling Salesman Problem). A more complex example would be the distribution of goods by a fleet of multiple vehicles to dozens of locations, where each vehicle has certain time windows in which it can operate and [...]

23.04.2019 17:16
GIScience / HeiGIT at ICT for Development, Kampala - Usage and Analyses of OpenStreetMap for Development

The 11th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference brings together hundreds of public, private and civil society organizations, eager to share practical insights on applying digital technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. Participants share how they are using innovations in information and communications technology to increase impact in addressing humanitarian and development challenges. [...]

29.11.2018 08:53
Deadline extended to 08.12.2018 for Full Papers for the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Valencia

ISCRAM is a forum where researchers and practitioners from all around the world meet to share experiences and raise challenges in all the aspects related to the design, development, and use of information systems to improve the management of crisis and disaster situations. The 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management [...]

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