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Final WaterInnEU project meeting and upcoming E-Pitching event

January 26th, 2017 @ 12:33 by Christoph Stasch
Posted in Communities

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Exploiting EU Water Research Project Results

52°North attended the final WaterInnEU project meeting on January 24th/25th in Barcelona, Spain.

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enviroCar Newsletter ….. Issue 2/December 2016

December 8th, 2016 @ 09:54 by Ann Hitchcock
Posted in 52°North, Citizen Science, enviroCar

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The enviroCar Newsletter provides information about current developments and activities. It is published on a regular basis.

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enviroCar Webapp

December 8th, 2016 @ 09:54 by Maurin Radtke
Posted in 52°North, Citizen Science, enviroCar

The enviroCar project allows users to collect and share their driving statistics via an OBD sensor coupled with an Android app. A new SPA (Single Page Application) is now available online (http://pilot.52north.org/envirocar-ng/) as an amendment to the enviroCar project. It builds upon work done by Google’s Summer of Code student Naveen Jafer (please find a summary of his work on enviroCar visual analytcs here). Users are invited to test the SPA and to fill out a feedback form regarding issues or to share ideas.  (more…)

Follow-up Workshop: GLUES SDI Team and COMTESS project develop Shiny app

October 4th, 2016 @ 09:40 by Christoph Stasch
Posted in Communities

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52°North recently organized a follow-up workshop between members of the Sustainable Coastal Land Management: Trade-offs in Ecosystem Services (COMTESS) project and members of the GLUES Scientific Data Infrastructure (SDI) team. (more…)

Terrain Model Generation and Analysis

August 26th, 2016 @ 11:43 by Adhitya Kamakshidasan
Posted in 3D, Communities, GSoC

Introduction

In this year’s Google Summer of Code program, I developed a module called terrainTools. This project is based on the 52°North Triturus library, which is extremely powerful and provides a lot of functionalities in the field of 3D geovisualization.

Most terrain based visualization applications in today’s world have different file formats that are difficult to export. In order to solve that problem, we have created terrainTools. Here, all visualization algorithms can be accessed from a web browser and can be shared seamlessly using Google’s services. This project is one of the few cloud based solutions to visualize terrain datasets with a three-dimensional viewpoint.

In this project, I demonstrate how Triturus can be used in day to day terrain applications. Using terrainTools, we can create elevation grids, visualize flooding applications, generate cross-section for a terrain and even calculate difference models!

Let’s get started!

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