International GIS Day 2019

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Engelska parken The Humanities Theatre, Thunbergsvägen 3C
  • Organiser: Uppsala University Library, UpGIS
  • Contact person: Daniel Löwenborg
  • Föreläsning

Come to the Humanities Theatre and listen to several lectures on current research with relation to GIS (geographical information systems)

Arrangers are UpGIS (GIS-network within Uppsala university) and Uppsala University Library.


Jan Amcoff, department of social and economic geography: Introduction

Daniel Löwenborg, department of archaeology and ancient history: Spatial analysis of ”Hitta Ut” and WMS services in QGIS

Alexandra Petrulevich, department of scandinativan languages: GIS for language study

Maurizio Mazzoleni, department of earth sciences: Understanding Human Settlement Dynamics in Flood-Prone Areas using Global Datasets

David Lingfors, department of engineering sciences: Visibility assessment of roofs with application to solar energy and cultural-heritage values.

Karl-Johan Lindholm, department of archaeology and ancient history: Contesting Marginality: The Boreal Forest of Inland Scandinavia and the Worlds Outside, AD – 1500 AD

Nasrin Mostofian, Uppsala Alumni and Humlab, Umeå university, & Anna Foka, DH Uppsala, dept. of ABM: A digital Periegesis - Enriching Pausanias's Description of Greece with georeferences

Henrik Eriksson, Buildings Division, Uppsala University: How 50 000 people find 10 000 rooms: Indoor navigation and positioning

GIS (geographic information system) is a system for collecting, storing, analyzing and presenting geographical data. The International GIS Day is a global event. Organizations all over the world who use GIS, or are interested in GIS, participate by hosting or sponsoring various events:

No registrations needed. UpGIS will offer coffee and tea!

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International GIS Day 2019