About us

Martin Šiklar
Martin was born in Czech Republic and studied at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He is currently working at GeoVille – an Earth Observation Company based in Austria, specialised in Land Monitoring. His main interests are: Open-source applications like R, (geospatial) statistics and data-management, web-mapping and visualization. He loves travelling, geocaching, photography and sports.

Matthias Schlögl
Matthias studied Environmental Information Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He is currently a PhD student working at the Austrian Institute of Technology. He currently focuses the (statistical) assessment of adverse weather events and natural hazards in the context of transportation infrastructure networks. His main interests are open source tools for geoinformation and data science.

Simon Baier
Simon is a research assistant in the field of remote sensing at Technical University of Munich (TUM). Currently he is working on methods to describe reed ecosystem parameters with the help of hyperpectral and LiDAR data. Besides geoinformatics he loves to do outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing.

Piergiorgio Roveda (Retired Author)
Piergiorgo is an urban planner from Italy. After studying at University Nova in Lisbon and graduating from the Politecnico di Milano in urban planning, he has adopted the use of GIS open source in the professional field as concrete alternative to proprietary software. He created the Linux User Group in Legnano and participates in the Italian community of OpenStreetMap. Piergiorgio has been working with spatial data for over ten years and collaborates with local governments and professionals to improve public services and smart cities. He is a trees mapper, sunday biker and instagrammer.

Rupert Wilhelm (Retired Author)
Rupert studied Environmental and Bio-Resources Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He is currently working with spatial data in the areas of remote sensing and forestry. His passions are data mining and outdoor activities.


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