Alexey Noskov (PhD). GIS and Remote Sensing Researcher and Developer

Key words, skills, experience (2005 - 2018)

(main) GIS, WebGIS, Big Spatial Data, Arctic Coastal and Bottom Dynamics

3D Geo-Spatial Generalization and Visualization, Big Spatial Data Quality, Data Fusion, Blockchain, Quality-of-Service, OpenStreetMap (VGI), Open Data, Smart-City, e-Government

(technology) Computer Vision, Spatial Statistics, Computational Geometry, Information Theory, Machine Learning, Map Algebra

(programming) Tcl/Tk, Unix/Bash, Python(numpy), C, C#, VTK, ImageMagic, NodeJS, OpenCV

(software) Free Open Source Software, Emacs, Apache Web Server, Debian GNU/Linux (+Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Gentoo, CentOS), Office (LaTeX, Microsoft, Libre), Vector (Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator) and Raster (GIMP, Adobe Photoshop) Graphics, CAD (LibreCAD and Autocad)

(web) REST API, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Apache Rivet, (Geo)Django

(databases) SQLite, PostgreSQL, MariaDB (MySQL)

(GIS) Spatialite, PostGIS, GDAL/OGR, Proj4, QGIS, GRASS GIS (Python and C API), ArcGIS (ArcMap, ArcScene, etc.), AcrGIS Engine (C#), OpenLayers, CesiumJS

Alexey Noskov's photo, 2017

Contact information

Personal web-page: University web-page: Email: Address: Im Neuenheimer Feld 348 Raum 09, Heidelberg, Germany Tel: +49 6221 54-5506 Skype: Alexey Noskov Heidelberg Social networks: ResearchGate and GoogleScholar

Main recent research areas

3D Generalization and Geo-Visualization of Urban Environment (specifically Buildings). Spatial Data Quality and Quality of WebGIS Services Assurance. Spatial Data Fusion. Web and Desktop GIS Development. OpenStreetMap (Processing of Big Data Files and Intrinsic Quality).


PostDoc (since Oct. 2016) at GIScience research group of Heidelberg University, Germany (, leader of the group - Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf ):

The WeGovNow Project ( - Data Quality and Quality of Service Assurance and Improvement - Derived projects:

Academic background

Awards and Activity


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