Prof Josef Strobl

Josef Strobl heads the Department of Geoinformatics at the University of Salzburg and is a full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. As a GIScience educator, he co-founded the worldwide UNIGIS online program and is engaged with the design and implementation of geospatial learning pathways from schools to postdoc experiences.

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Data in Context

Just like oil needs refining and gold has to be extracted from ore, knowledge needs to be extracted as a commodity from data before being useful in decision support


Education Interrupted, or Learning from Disruption?

Continuing with an impromptu switch to online learning is not a desirable “new normal”. However, the many lessons learned during the past year should not be lost but lead to a better “new normal”…


Dashboards Providing Unified Access

Geospatial applications have evolved from systems of record into analytical systems of insight facilitating understanding of complex problems…