Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

GIS-lab at University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences, Sweden has been active since mid 90s conducting both education and research within GIS. We GIS-lab joined Geo for All during the fall of 2017.

GIS-related activities have a long history at the Department of Earth Sciences, both with research and education. One special target is the development of user-friendly tool for urban climate research where people at the department is trying to reach out with their climate models to a broader public. To accomplish this, open source products are essential. Furthermore, education activities have recently also staring a process where more open source alternatives are used.

Projects and activities
We are developers of UMEP, a GIS-based climate service tool for practitioners and researchers as well as conducting teaching at all levels in higher education.

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