Search for HOT projects, news, people and jobs.

Melanie Eckle

Voting Member


Melanie is a Geography Master student and research assistant at Heidelberg University who first joined the HOT community as OSM and HOT Mapper. She soon combined her passions, mapping, humanitarian aid and research, through her work with disastermappers heidelberg and in the disaster management department at HeiGIT (GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University). 


Being positioned at the intersection of research, application development, OSM interested data consumers and the HOT and OSM community, she is now supporting the HOT Board by building a bridge between researchers, developers, the data consumers and the HOT and OSM community- to address our questions and challenges within and with the community and to raise more awareness in the international world of academia and disaster management about the potentials of HOT and OSM.


How we measure the effects of AI-assisted mapping

Over the past two years, HOT has taken a leadership role in exploring and facilitating the application of the latest advances in artificial intelligence.

1 June, 2020

HOT Summit 2019 is coming to Heidelberg

We are happy to share latest information about the 5th HOT Summit which is next year coming to the picturesque city of Heidelberg!

11 December, 2018

Working Groups
On The Web