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Sara Fabrikant war Gast am Polittalk der Stadtzürcher Volkswirtschafts-direktion zum Thema “Mobilität und Infrastruktur in der Stadt der Zukunft”, Polittalk 05.07.2016

Melting Greenland glaciers are producing tsunamis. Martin Lüthi and Andreas Vieli studied a video-documented tsunami event in the fjord of the glacier Eqip Sermia. Washington post, 23.06.2016

Bundesrat Schneider Ammann überreicht Karin Schwiter den nationalen CORECHED-Bildungsforschungspreis für ihre Arbeit zur Geschlechtersegregation in Ausbildungs- und Berufsverläufen junger Erwachsener in der Schweiz. Bote der Urschweiz, 07.07.2016
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Wenn sich Machthaber für Forschung über ihr Land interessieren. Tobias Hagmann, Professor an der Roskilde Universität und bei der Politische Geographie UZH assoziiert, schreibt über sein Verhältnis zu Äthiopien in der NZZ am Sonntag, 03.07.2016

From July 10 to 16, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) trained 18 participants from Latin America on Mass Balance Measurements and Analysis in Bolivia.
Training Course

Devis Tuia wins the U.V. Helava award for the best paper in the Journal of the International Society for Photo-grammetry and Remote Sensing for the period 2012 to 2015.  Every year a best paper prize is awared and every 4 years one among the four yearly best papers is selected. isprs.org

Events

Events of the Department

29 August, 15.30 - 16.30

Cross-scale Analysis in Classification and Segmentation of Movement

PhD defense Ali Soleymani, GIS

Y25-G-85

31 August, 15.00 - 18.00

30 years of World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS): achievements and future challenges

Public Symposium

Program

UZH Main Building, Aula, KOL-G-201

13 Sept., 09.30 - 10.30

Reproducible research

Dr. Edzer Pebesma, University of Münster

Keynote lecture in the frame of the Reproducible Research Workshop

Irchel Campus

14 Sept., 09.00 - 10.00

Long-term preservation of digital data

Dr. Lukas Rosenthaler, Digital Humanities lab, University of Basel

Keynote lecture in the frame of the Reproducible Research Workshop

Irchel Campus

Zürcher Humangeographisches Kolloquium

The Zurich Lectures in Development Geography «Zürcher Humangeographische Kolloquium» is jointly organised by the four units of Human Geography, Political Geography, Economic Geography and Space & Organization at the Department of Geography, Zurich University.

All interested are cordially invited. Program spring semester 2016 (PDF, 0.9 Mb)

GIScience-Colloquium 

Program organized by the GISience Center (GIS/GIVA/GeoComp)

DoBar Geoteam 

Der Fachverein Geographie organisiert an ausgewählten Donnerstag Abenden ab 18 Uhr einen offenen Barbetrieb mit Grillgelegenheit im Studentenfoyer der Universität Irchel. Daten

Geographisch-Ethnographische Gesellschaft Zürich

GEGZ Exkursionen

Events at the University of Zurich

Agenda UZH

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