Institute of Geography
Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
D-69120 Heidelberg
Bettina Knorr
Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
Oficina 108
D-69120 Heidelberg
Teléfono: +49 (0) 6221 54-5560
Fax: +49 (0) 6221 54-4529
Horario de atención
Lun–Jue, 9:00–12:00
Organizaciones Cooperantes
HCE – Heidelberg Center for the Environment

IWR – Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
missing maps
AGILE – Logo
OSGeo GeoForAll
ISDE – Logo

Cátedras de Geoinformática y Ciencia SIG


El foco principal se encuentra en la Información Geográfica Voluntaria (Volunteered Geographic Information, VGI). Se están desarrollando nuevos métodos de análisis espacio-temporal de fuentes de información tales como OpenStreetMap, Social Media y otros proyectos Web 2.0, los cuales van desde Twitter o Flickr, hasta cualquier otro tipo de redes geo-sociales. Muchos proyectos y servicios creados a partir de la evolución de las fuentes de información están demostrando la factibilidad de su uso en diferentes dominios. Through the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT gGmbH) at Heidelberg University, we have the opportunity to translate our research work into practical solutions.

Junto con investigar la VGI, Data Mining and LBS, el grupo de investigación tiene un fuerte enfoque en la geoinformación 3D. Bernhard Höfle lidera el trabajo en procesamiento 3D e investigación LiDAR.

Se pueden descubrir online servicios selectos (por ejemplo OpenRouteSevice.org

Novedades actuales se pueden encontrar en giscienceblog.uni-hd.de (también en RSS-Feed). También estamos en Facebook and Twitter.

29.07.2021 13:06
Open laser scanning data of trees - SYSSIFOSS project

Our forest laser scanning dataset collected in the frame of the SYSSIFOSS project is now openly available through the PANGAEA Data Publisher: Weiser, H., Schäfer, J., Winiwarter, L., et al. (2021): Terrestrial, UAV-borne and airborne laser scanning point clouds of central European forest plots, Germany, with extracted individual trees and manual forest inventory measurements. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.933426 Until [...]

22.07.2021 10:06
Routenplanung im Überflutungsgebiet: openrouteservice nutzt Copernicus EMS Flut-Daten in spezieller Lösung

Die aktuelle Flut in Deutschland hat zahlreiche Straßen in den betroffenen Gebieten zerstört oder temporär unpassierbar gemacht. HeiGIT arbeitet an freien und offenen, auf Geodaten-basierten Lösungen für die humanitäre Hilfe. Hierzu zählen insbesondere Routenplanung unter Berücksichtigung aktueller Katastrophendaten wie z.B. Überflutungsgebiete und zerstörter [...]

19.07.2021 10:15
Time Series-Based Coastal Surface Change Analysis @ISPRS2021

Our work on “Time Series-Based Coastal Surface Change Analysis using Hourly Terrestrial Laser Scans” was featured with a live presentation at this year’s digital event of the ISPRS Congress. The presentation by Katharina Anders was further made available as pre-recorded video, which you can now watch on the 3DGeo YouTube channel: The presented work is part [...]

09.07.2021 12:49
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

(deutsch unterhalb) Aerial view of Heidelberg’s old town with the university square. The lack of shade causes heat stress conditions and thus makes the square almost unusable at increased temperatures. This was a site of the study on climate change adaptation of public spaces (Foshag et al. 2020) (Photo: Kathrin Foshag). Climate adaptation strategies to support and protect [...]

08.07.2021 15:33
HeiGIT/GIScience @ State of the Map 2021

Like in 2020, this year’s State of the Map (SotM) is taking place online this week from tomorrow 2021-07-09 to 2021-07-11, starting at 12:00 (CEST) each day. This year, HeiGIT is a bronze sponsor. In addition, there are a total of 7 contributions from HeiGIT/GIScience: one academic talk by Maxwell Owusu four lightning talks and two posters. Maxwell Owusu’s [...]

06.07.2021 10:10
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 towards compliance with the Paris Climate Agreement. The calculation includes heating, electricity, business travel and [...]

05.07.2021 14:03
Kartenwelten des Anthropozän: Neue Ansichten einer Welt im Wandel - HGG-Vortrag am Dienstag 06.07. Prof. Dr. Benjamin Hennig

Wir laden Sie herzlich zum nächsten HGG Vortrag ein: Dienstag, 06. Juli 2021, 19:15 Uhr (online) Prof. Dr. Benjamin Hennig (Háskóli Íslands. Island Universität) Kartenwelten des Anthropozän: Neue Ansichten einer Welt im Wandel Wie sieht die Welt im Zeitalter des Menschen aus? Kartogramme, oder anamorphe Kartendarstellungen, erfreuen sich zunehmender Beliebtheit in der Humangeographie. Diese alternative kartographische Visualisierungsmethode ist [...]

02.07.2021 11:00
A safe way through the heat: Transdisciplinary project HEAL makes everyday life easier for at-risk groups

(in Deutsch unterhalb) Aerial view of Heidelberg’s old town with the university square. This was a site of the study on climate change adaptation of public spaces (Foshag et al. 2020). (Photo: Kathrin Foshag). As part of a transdisciplinary collaboration, the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT), the GIScience research group and the TdLab Geography at Heidelberg University [...]

01.07.2021 14:51
Online data viewer: Heidelberg’s tallest trees

Two weeks ago, we conducted a field campaign in the frame of a 3DGeo Sensor Practical course to acquire 3D point clouds of Heidelberg’s tallest trees, Sequoias planted in the Arboretum I (see our blog post). Today, we present the prepared data in our new online point cloud viewer based on potree: https://3dweb.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/potree/scenes/sequoia.html A few stills take you [...]

30.06.2021 14:00
New paper on OSM feature completeness modelling accepted for AGIT symposium

The availability of data on public transport is a prerequisite for numerous spatial data applications such as routing, accessibility analyses or route planning. OpenStreetMap (OSM) – as a global platform for Volunteered Geographic Information – is one of the options for sharing public transport data. The data completeness on OSM, however, is characterized by heterogeneity. Results [...]

In Memoriam Peter Meusburger
Peter Meusburger

On 18 December 2017, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Meusburger died far too soon. We mourn for a great scientist, teacher and colleague. In the mid 90s he implemented the first GIS pool at Heidelberg University and started GIS related research. He will not be forgotten. ((Message of the University)

Responsable del sitio web: Soporte de la página web
Letzte Änderung: 12.06.2021
zum Seitenanfang/up