zipfAlexander Zipf, Professor in the Department of Geography at Heidelberg University and Chair of GIScience, will be visiting the Center for Spatial Studies from September 2, 2014 until February 15, 2015. He will be conducting research on the quality of spatial data in volunteered geographic information (VGI). In particular, he will compare the role of community culture and mapping behavior between the U.S. and Europe/Germany. Zipf will hold office space in 3512 Phelps Hall.