Research at the Lab for Geoinformatics and Geovisualization (g2lab) is about
.. visualizing spatio-temporal data to enable the  understanding of complex problems and decision making
.. applying task-oriented approaches to generate effective and efficient visualizations
.. modeling and communicating uncertainties to make decisions more certain

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Dr. Inga Schlegel!

Inga Schlegel

In May 2023, Inga Schlegel successfully completed her doctorate in engineering. Her topic: "Semi-automated extraction of information from large-scale historical maps". Her supervisors were Professors Jochen Schiewe and Lorenz Hurni (ETH Zurich).
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Sea Level Map


g2lab has develop a web-based visualization of sea level rise simulations for Northern Germany.
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g2lab works modeling and visualizing uncertain data for health applications.
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PAKOMM (C) unsplash

g2lab leads the joined project "Partizipation - Kollaborativ und multimedial", together with CSL (HCU) and HAW, funded by the City of Hamburg
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0 CO2 Speicherstadt

0 CO2

g2lab is working on the development of usable Building Information Models (BIM) in the context of a CO2 neutral operation of historical building in the Hamburg Speicherstadt.
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Book 'Kartographie'

The textbook on Cartography (in German), written by Jochen Schiewe, describes the fundamentals of Cartography
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Book 'Geoinformatik'

The textbook on "Geoinformatics" (in German), written by Jochen Schiewe together with Manfred Ehlers (University of Osnabrück), covers the basics of GI Science.
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In the media

Jochen Schiewe in a podcast of Hamburg Research Academy on the power of visualizations"

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The NDR reports from the project "Sea Level Map"

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Another NDR reports from the project "Sea Level Map"

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