GEO Department News http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/ Latest news from the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation en GEO Department News http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/typo3conf/ext/tt_news/ext_icon.gif http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/ Latest news from the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation TYPO3 - get.content.right http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:59:00 +0100 Appreciation Certificate für Dmitri-Alexander Jilin from Erasmus-Initiative http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/appreciation-certificate-fuer-dmitri-alexander-jilin-from-erasmus-initiative-2017-11-16/

On November 16, 2017 Dmitri-Alexander Jilin, a student of Geodesy and Geoinformation was awarded with an Appreciation Certificate as a representative for all participants of Austrian Universities. He used his time in L'Aquila, Italy, to work on his Master thesis under supervision of Eliseo Clementini and Gerhard Navratil.

Link to the OeAD-press release (in German language):

https://presse.oead.at/News_Detail.aspx?id=56790&menueid=9257

 

 

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Geoinformation http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/appreciation-certificate-fuer-dmitri-alexander-jilin-from-erasmus-initiative-2017-11-16/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:59:00 +0100
Phd Defense Anastasiia Girdiuk http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/phd-defense-anastasiia-girdiuk-2017-11-15/

On November 15, 2017 Anastasiia Girdiuk successfully defended her PhD thesis on atmospheric tides in Earth rotation observed with VLBI. Study Dean Robert Weber chaired the defense; David Salstein, Michael Schindelegger, and Johannes Böhm were also part of the examination committee.

Robert Weber, Johannes Böhm, Anastasiia Girdiuk, Michael Schindelegger, David Salstein

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Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/phd-defense-anastasiia-girdiuk-2017-11-15/ Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:59:00 +0100
Symposium on Cadastre organized by the Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/symposium-on-cadastre-organized-by-the-austrian-society-for-surveying-and-geoinformation-2017-11-09/ 200 years Austrian Cadastre

On 22. November 2017, the Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation organizes a cadastral symposium (in german language) at the BEV. Keynote speaker will be Reinhold Wessely, a former banking executive and land developer, who was also involved in the implementation of the Russian land administration system as a consultant. Other presentors reflect the positions of BEV, the Chamber of Engineers, the Chamber of Notaries, and the universities. The detailed program can be downloaded below.

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Announcements http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/symposium-on-cadastre-organized-by-the-austrian-society-for-surveying-and-geoinformation-2017-11-09/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:14:00 +0100
Student Job: Software Developer and Data Manager http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/student-job-software-developer-and-data-manager-2017-11-09/

The Remote Sensing research group of the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation of TU Wien is currently looking to recruit a motivated

Software Developer and Data Manager (m/f)

You enjoy working in a scientific environment at the leading edge of research in remote sensing and modelling of geophysical variables? You want to work with researchers towards excellent solutions to the technical problems that scientific work poses? If the answers to these questions is yes, then this job is for you.

Our group comprises about 30 staff members currently working on approximately 20 projects supported by various national, European and international programs, grants and funding sources.

To support the research work of our team, we are looking for a skilled software developer with a background or interest in geospatial sciences.

Skills and Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of Python
  • Experience working with Python libraries like numpy, scipy and pandas
  • Strong foundation in both object oriented and functional programming
  • Experience in using Continuous Integration and Version Control (Git) is a plus
  • Experience working with big volumes (100 TB+) of data is a plus
  • Proven track record of writing modular, tested software is a plus
  • You love working in Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS) but can get by in Windows
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies
  • An academic background in geodesy, geoinformation sciences, geomathematics, physical geography, mathematics, information sciences, or similar is not required but would be an additional asset
  • Strong analytical and technical skills and problem solving capability
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English

We offer

  • The opportunity to work in an innovative, motivated and successful team
  • Ability to choose your own tools and influence department IT policies
  • Possibility to enroll in the BSc/MSc/PhD program of TU Wien
  • Flexible working hours
  • A stimulating and friendly working environment at the department
  • The salary for this part time (20 hours/week) position is based on the Austrian regulations for university staff. The minimum monthly gross salary is € 978,00 (for 20 hours/week). Individual overpayment is possible based on experience. The monthly salary is paid 14 times per year. The position is limited to 1 year, with the option of an extension.

If this job opportunity fits your career development plans we are looking forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, relevant references and publications) in English and as one single PDF file via e-mail to rs-sek (at) geo.tuwien.ac.at

Candidate selection will start on 1 December 2017 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. TU Wien will not refund any cost occurring in the course of an application.

 

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Remote Sensing Open Positions http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/student-job-software-developer-and-data-manager-2017-11-09/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:48:00 +0100
Der neue Studien-Infofolder Geodäsie und Geoinformation ist da! http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/der-neue-studien-infofolder-geodaesie-und-geoinformation-ist-da-2017-11-09/

Geodäsie und Geoinformation wird an der TU Wien als Bachelor- und Masterstudium angeboten. Geo-Was? Unser neuer Folder erklärt, was Geodäsie ist und gibt einen Überblick über das Studium und die möglichen Berufsfelder. Außerdem ist er gleichzeitig ein Bastelbogen für einen Oktaeder-Pseudoglobus!

Jetzt gratis bestellen über unser Bestellformular oder ein Mail mit Adresse an contact (at) geo.tuwien.ac.at schicken!

Oder Folder als PDF herunterladen.

 

PS: Vielen Dank an Manuela, Tobias, Felix und Felix für ihre Ideen und die Umsetzung!

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News Remote Sensing Photogrammetry Advanced Geodesy Engineering Geodesy Geoinformation Cartography Geophysics Women4Geo CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/der-neue-studien-infofolder-geodaesie-und-geoinformation-ist-da-2017-11-09/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:36:00 +0100
Best Paper Awards for Harmening and Wang http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/best-paper-awards-for-harmening-and-wang-2017-11-08/

We congratulate the following colleagues in our department for receiving the Best Paper Award 2017 (for papers published in 2016) of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation for their papers:

Corinna Harmening for
Choosing the Optimal Number of B-spline Control Points (Part 1: Methodology and Approximation of Curves)
by Corinna Harmening, Hans Neuner

Di Wang for
Automatic and Self-Adaptive Stem Reconstruction in Landslide-Affected Forests
by Di Wang, Markus Hollaus, Eetu Puttonen, Norbert Pfeifer

The awards were handed over on 8 November 2017 by the dean Prof. Drmota and the chair of the faculty board Prof. Böhm.

Prof. Böhm and Prof. Drmota handing over the prize to Corinna Harming. © Sabine Horvath, TU Wien

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Photogrammetry Engineering Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/best-paper-awards-for-harmening-and-wang-2017-11-08/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:51:00 +0100
Master defense Reifelshammer + Wulz http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-reifelshammer-wulz-2017-11-08/

Montag, 27.11.2017
EI 11 Geodäsie HS (CD0304), Neues EI, Stiege 1, 3. Stock, Gußhausstraße 25‐29, 1040 Wien

15:00 Uhr
David REIFELTSHAMMER
Registrierung von TLS Scans in Waldgebieten mittels ICP

16:15 Uhr
Andrea WULZ
Realisierung eines GIS für den Degirmendere Aquädukt von
Ephesos

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Announcements Photogrammetry Geoinformation http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-reifelshammer-wulz-2017-11-08/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:06:00 +0100
Master defense Freund http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-freund-2017-11-08/

Montag, 27.11.2017, 10:00
Seminarraum 126 (FB0113), 1. Stock, Gußhausstraße 28‐30, 1040 Wien

Katharina FREUND
Time series analyses of Ku‐band scatterometer data over
Greenland for retrieval of spatial and temporal patterns of winter thaw events

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Announcements Remote Sensing http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-freund-2017-11-08/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:04:00 +0100
Master defense Kohlhaupt http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-kohlhaupt-2017-11-08/

Montag, 27.11.2017, 13:45
Seminarraum 124 (CB0308), Neues EI, Stiege 2, 3. Stock, Gußhausstraße 25‐29, 1040 Wien

Nikolas KOLHAUPT
Automatische Software‐Tests

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Announcements Geoinformation http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-kohlhaupt-2017-11-08/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0100
PhD defense Girdiuk http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/phd-defense-girdiuk-2017-11-08/

Mittwoch, 15. November 2017, 10:30
Seminarraum 124, Gußhausstraße 27-29, Stiege 2, 3. Stock, 1040 Wien

Atmospheric tides in Earth rotation observed with VLBI
Fr. Girdiuk

Abstract der Kurz-Präsentation siehe:
https://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/dekzent3/Kurzfassung_Girdiuk.pdf

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Announcements Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/phd-defense-girdiuk-2017-11-08/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:49:00 +0100
Nearly four decades of soil moisture data now available http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/nearly-four-decades-of-soil-moisture-data-now-available-2017-11-06/

ESA reports on the availability of a harmonized soil moisture data set dating back to 1978, giving a long-term view of global soil moisture, as well as variations and trends in the water cycle. The data set was developed under the soil moisture project of ESA’s Climate Change Initiative, in which our department is a partner.

Read more on ESA's news article or the project website.

August 2017 soil moisture anomalies in Italy. © C3S/ECMWF/TU Wien/VanderSat/EODC/AWST/Soil Moisture CCI

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/nearly-four-decades-of-soil-moisture-data-now-available-2017-11-06/ Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:29:00 +0100
Michael Schindelegger receives Karl Rinner Award http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/michael-schindelegger-receives-karl-rinner-award-2017-10-25/

Dr. Michael Schindelegger from the research area Advanced Geodesy is this years' recipient of the Karl Rinner Award of the Austrian Geodetic Commission. This award, acknowledging outstanding international scientific contributions by young researchers, honors Michael Schindelegger's work on Earth rotation and ocean tides. The awarded paper "The Global S1 Tide in Earth's Nutation" can be read here.

He received the award on 17 October 2017 at the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen, Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying) and presented an overview of his achievements in a ceremonial talk.

Michael Schindelegger giving his talk © H. Sattlberger, BEV

Award ceremony: Johannes Böhm, Michael Schindelegger, Michaela Ragoßnig-Angst, Norbert Pfeifer (v.l.n.r) © H. Sattlberger, BEV

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Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/michael-schindelegger-receives-karl-rinner-award-2017-10-25/ Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:30:00 +0200
Investigating historic Japanese Architecture using Photogrammetry http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/investigating-historic-japanese-architecture-using-photogrammetry-2017-10-24/

The TU Wien is planning a photogrammetric survey of historically important models of traditional Japanese buildings. One of them will be on display at the Weltmuseum Wien from October 25.

Read more:

Modell einer Daimyo-Residenz im Weltmuseum (© KHM-Museumsverband)

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Photogrammetry http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/investigating-historic-japanese-architecture-using-photogrammetry-2017-10-24/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:24:00 +0200
@SSSA_soils Best Paper Award for "State of the art in large-scale soil moisture monitoring" http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/sssa-soils-best-paper-award-for-state-of-the-art-in-large-scale-soil-moisture-monitoring-2017-10-20/

We are happy to inform that the paper

State of the art in large-scale soil moisture monitoring
by Ochsner, T.E., M.H. Cosh, R.H. Cuenca, W.A. Dorigo, C.S. Draper, Y. Hagimoto, et al.
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 2013, 77:1888–1919
doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.03.0093

won the 2017 Best Paper Award of the Soil and Water Management and Conservation Division of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA).

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/sssa-soils-best-paper-award-for-state-of-the-art-in-large-scale-soil-moisture-monitoring-2017-10-20/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:04:00 +0200
4th International Workshop on Geoelectrical Monitoring GELMON 2017 in Vienna http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/4th-international-workshop-on-geoelectrical-monitoring-gelmon-2017-in-vienna-2017-10-20/

The 4th International Workshop on Geoelectrical Monitoring (GELMON 2017) will take place in Vienna, 22–24 November 2017.

Please find the call for papers as a PDF linked below.

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Announcements Geophysics http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/4th-international-workshop-on-geoelectrical-monitoring-gelmon-2017-in-vienna-2017-10-20/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:48:00 +0200
PreDoc position in climate and environmental remote sensing http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/predoc-position-in-climate-and-environmental-remote-sensing-2017-10-20/

The research group Climate and Environmental Remote Sensing of the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation of TU Wien is seeking a motivated

University Assistant in microwave remote sensing of vegetation (m/f)

The new Climate and Environmental Remote Sensing group develops long-term remote sensing datasets of soil moisture and vegetation and uses them to address urgent climatological and environmental issues. We work closely together with the Microwave Remote Sensing group, one of the world leading groups in the retrieval of soil moisture and land surface characteristics from active microwave remote sensing. Together we employ about 40 staff members currently working on approximately 15 projects supported by various national, European and international programs, grants and funding sources.

To support our research, we are looking for a Ph.D. candidate with a strong technological interest to support our activities in the field of microwave remote sensing of vegetation properties. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing new vegetation products based on (microwave) remote sensing and using them for evaluating and improving dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs).

Required skills

  • Master degree in geodesy, geoinformation sciences, environmental sciences, information sci-ences, physics, physical geography, or similar
  • Experience in (microwave) remote sensing
  • Profound knowledge in programming (e.g. Python, R, Matlab, C++)
  • Ambition to perform scientific research and pursue a PhD dissertation

Assets

  • Experience in hydrological or environmental modelling
  • Willingness to support the educational programme of our department
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Experience with cloud computing

We offer

  • The opportunity to work in an innovative, motivated and successful team
  • Possibility to enroll in the PhD program of TU Wien
  • Flexible working hours
  • Workplace close to city center of Vienna
  • A stimulating and friendly working environment at the department
  • The position is limited to 4 years and will be in an extent of 25 hours per week. Through third-party funds the extent can be increased to a maximum of 40 hours per week.
  • The salary for this position is based on the Austrian regulations for university staff. The monthly minimum gross salary ranges between € 1.706,90 (MSc level) for a 25 h/week employment and € 2.731,00 for a 40h/week employment. The monthly salary is paid 14 times per year.

If this job opportunity fits your ambition we are looking forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, relevant references and possible publications) in English and as one single PDF file via e-mail to Ms. Barbara Triebl-Kraus at barbara.triebl-kraus (at) tuwien.ac.at. The deadline for application is 9 November 2017. TU Wien will not refund any cost occurring in the course of an application.

For further information, please contact Prof. Wouter Dorigo at wouter.dorigo (at) tuwien.ac.at.

 

Please find the official German version of this job offer at https://tiss.tuwien.ac.at/mbl/knoten/anzeigen/24424

A PDF version of this job offer is linked below.

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS Open Positions http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/predoc-position-in-climate-and-environmental-remote-sensing-2017-10-20/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:11:00 +0200
DriDanube at the 6th Annual EUSDR Forum in Budapest http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/dridanube-at-the-6th-annual-eusdr-forum-in-budapest-2017-10-19/

The DriDanube project was presented at the Danube Transational Programme Capitalisation workshop within the 6th Annual EUSDR Forum held in Budapest between 18-19 October 2017. The event was streamed live and is now available to re-watch at https://www.facebook.com/GWPCEE/.

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Remote Sensing http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/dridanube-at-the-6th-annual-eusdr-forum-in-budapest-2017-10-19/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:32:00 +0200
UN reports on new CCI data set in connection with Southern Europe's drought http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/un-reports-on-new-cci-data-set-in-connection-with-southern-europe-s-drought-2017-10-17/

In connection with this summer's drought in Southern Europe, the United Nations reports on their UN-SPIDER website about the new near-real-time soil moisture data set of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Climate Change Initiative (CCI) which has been developed partly by our research group on remote sensing. 

Read more:
New soil moisture data set developed under ESA's Climate Change Initiative

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/un-reports-on-new-cci-data-set-in-connection-with-southern-europe-s-drought-2017-10-17/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:37:00 +0200
Die Presse reports on scientific work of Matthias Madzak http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/die-presse-reports-on-scientific-work-of-matthias-madzak-2017-10-16/

Die Presse published an article on the scientific work of our colleague Matthias Madzak and his research within the FWF project SPOT on ocean tides and Earth rotation.

The article can be read here.

Dr. Matthias Madzak

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Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/die-presse-reports-on-scientific-work-of-matthias-madzak-2017-10-16/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:38:00 +0200
Seminar der Geowissenschaften Wintersemester 2017/2018 http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/seminar-der-geowissenschaften-wintersemester-20172018-2017-10-05/ Vortragstermine

13.11.2017 (EI 11, 15.00 Uhr)

  • Fleischhacker, Martin (Norbert Pfeifer/Johannes Otepka) Analyse des Seildurchhangs von Stromleitungen
  • Hauer, Julian (Gerhard Navratil) Qualitätskriterien für OSM

4.12.2017 (EI 11, 15.00 Uhr)

  • Riedel, Lisa (Annett Bartsch) Landsurface Temperature Measurements from Space for Permafrost Modelling
  • Nievoll Maria (Wolfgang Wagner) The Future of Earth Observation in Hydrology
  • Stenkoski, Goce (Gerhard Navratil/Marvin Mc Cutchan) Georeferenzierbarkeit von Tweeter Posts

18.12.2017 (EI 11, 15.00 Uhr)

  • Gutlederer, Klaus (t.b.a.) t.b.a.
  • Mayrhofer, Sandra (Gerhard Navratil) Änderungen in der Niederösterreichische Bauordnung - Der Höhenbezug
  • Pühringer, Maximilian (t.b.a.) t.b.a.
  • Weber, Valentin (Gerhard Navratil) Die Bodenbewegungsverordnung

7.1.2018 (EI 11, 15.00 Uhr)

  • Borgowska Agnieszka (Gerhard Navratil) 3D Visualisierung von geologischen Daten
  • Sebastian Flöry (Thomas Melzer) Mean Shift: A Robust Approach Towards Feature Space Analysis
  • Maria Nievoll (Wolfgang Wagner) The Future of Earth Observation in Hydrology

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Announcements http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/seminar-der-geowissenschaften-wintersemester-20172018-2017-10-05/ Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:42:00 +0200
Master defense Milos & Holcik http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-milos-holcik-2017-10-03/

Montag, 09.10.2017
Seminarraum 126 (FB0113), F‐Institutsgebäude 1. Stock, Gußhausstraße 30, 1040 Wien


09:00 Uhr
Rafael MILOS
GIS‐basierte räumliche Modellierung der Ernährungssicherheit in
Österreich bei geringem Energieeinsatz in Land‐ und Transportwirtschaft

10:30 Uhr
Patrick HOLCIK
Conceptual Modeling and Implementation of a bidirectional data interface between CityGML and EnergyPlus

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Announcements Cartography http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-milos-holcik-2017-10-03/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:03:00 +0200
Master defense Falkner http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-falkner-2017-10-03/

Montag, 09.10.2017, 10:30 Uhr
Seminarraum 127 (CD0324), Neues EI, Stiege 1, 3. Stock, Gußhausstraße 25‐29, 1040 Wien

Johannes FALKNER
Flächenhaftes Monitoring einer Freiformschale

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Announcements Engineering Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-falkner-2017-10-03/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:01:00 +0200
VOLTA @ European Researchers’ Night 2017 http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/volta-european-researchers-night-2017-2017-10-02/

As announced before, GEO was present at the European Researchers’ Night 2017 to present the VOLTA project.

Teh event was located in a big, technical high school, where over 150 researchers from 6 universities and 12 other research institutions did their best to spark the visitors' interest in the broad scientific spectrum they represent. They were backed by representatives from 5 companies who presented their latest engineering solutions. Besides the questions that visitors already had in mind or that arose from the presented posters, pupils could also win a prize by collecting answers to the questions they were given in class. For the Austrian VOLTA partners, the ERN was a great opportunity to get in contact.

The presenters at the VOLTA booth: Michael Gruber (Vexcel), Wilfried Karel and Lukas Winiwarter (both TU Wien).

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Photogrammetry http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/volta-european-researchers-night-2017-2017-10-02/ Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:46:00 +0200
European Researchers’ Night 2017 – be-SCIENCEd – Forschung hautnah erleben http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/european-researchers-night-2017-be-scienced-forschung-hautnah-erleben-2017-09-27/

The European Researchers’ Night (ERN) takes place every year simultaneously in several cities all over Europe. Main focus of the event is to motivate and inspire young people and to help them understand and pursue science and technology by getting in touch with outstanding scientists and innovations.

We are happy to be part of the ERN 2017 representing the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation and presenting – together with our project partners – the project VOLTA, our research project on the automated generation of topographic data.

The event will be hosted by the Practical Robotics Institute Austria in partnership with the Vienna Institute of Technology (TGM) and it’s free.

 

  • When? 29.09.2017 | 15:00–22:00
  • Where? TGM - Wexstraße 19–23, 1200 Vienna

 

Links:

 

Please find a flyer for the event linked below!

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Announcements Photogrammetry http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/european-researchers-night-2017-be-scienced-forschung-hautnah-erleben-2017-09-27/ Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:08:00 +0200
ORF interview on remote sensing, soil moisture and disaster control http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/orf-interview-on-remote-sensing-soil-moisture-and-disaster-control-2017-09-26/

During last week's soil moisture workshops which were held at and organized by GEO at TU Wien, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) interviewed Susanne Mecklenburg (ESA), Rolf Reichle (NASA) and Wouter Dorigo (TU Wien) on the possibilities remote sensing data of soil moisture offers for disaster control.

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/orf-interview-on-remote-sensing-soil-moisture-and-disaster-control-2017-09-26/ Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:15:00 +0200
Two soil moisture workshops successfully held @tuvienna http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/two-soil-moisture-workshops-successfully-held-tuvienna-2017-09-22/

We are happy to inform that two international workshops in the field of remote sensing were successfully held this week at TU Wien:

18 September 2017
ESA CCI Soil Moisture User Workshop

19–20 September 2017
4th Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop

We thank our 110 guests from 21 nations for their inspiring contributions. For more information on the workshop, please see the workshop website at http://smw.geo.tuwien.ac.at/

Group photo of ESA CCI Soil Moisture User Workshop

Group photo of Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop

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Remote Sensing CLIMERS http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/two-soil-moisture-workshops-successfully-held-tuvienna-2017-09-22/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:07:00 +0200
VieVS User Workshop 2017 http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/vievs-user-workshop-2017-2017-09-13/

From 12 to 13 September 2017, the 8th Workshop for users of the Vienna VLBI and Satellite Software (VieVS) was held at Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria. The focus was on practical exercises in terms of scheduling and analysing VLBI observations. More information about VieVS can be found at http://vievswiki.geo.tuwien.ac.at/.

Participants of the VieVS User Workshop 2017 at TU Wien

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Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/vievs-user-workshop-2017-2017-09-13/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:14:00 +0200
Getting a handle on drought surveillance http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/getting-a-handle-on-drought-surveillance-2017-09-08/

We would like to bring the following story to your attention:

Getting a handle on drought surveillance

published on the website of the Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). It also reports about the Soil Water Anomaly Drought Index (SWADI) which was co-developed by TU Wien.

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Remote Sensing http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/getting-a-handle-on-drought-surveillance-2017-09-08/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:41:00 +0200
Hermannskogel-Run 2017 http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/hermannskogel-run-2017-2017-09-06/

Nine brave runners defied the elements of Vienna's highest hill, the Hermannskogel, to reach the fundamental point of Austrian surveying after a sharp 3 km climb. Victory in this 11-th edition of the race was claimed by hobby orienteer Marcus Franz Glaner (16:15 min), edging both Michael Wimmer (17:22 min) from the Photogrammetry group and rookie Jakob Gruber (18:22 min). After enjoying the panorama view from the Habsburgwarte, runners and walkers teamed up to round out the event with dinner and the award ceremony at Gasthof Waldgrill.

Group photo of runners and walkers in front of the Habsburgwarte

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Advanced Geodesy http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/hermannskogel-run-2017-2017-09-06/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:16:00 +0200
Master defense Van Hoorne http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-van-hoorne-2017-09-05/

Montag, 11.09.2017, 13:00 Uhr
EI 11 Geodäsie HS, Neues EI, Stiege 1, 3. Stock, Gußhausstraße 25‐29, 1040 Wien

Pleuni VAN HOORNE
Homogenisierung des Grenzkatasters nach Zusammenlegungsverfahren im nicht spannungsfreien Festpunktfeld

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Announcements Geoinformation http://www.geo.tuwien.ac.at/news/master-defense-van-hoorne-2017-09-05/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:30:00 +0200