GISCorps volunteers are ready to respond when disaster strikes. Operating under the auspices of URISA, GISCorps coordinates short-term, volunteer based services to underprivileged communities. GISCorps volunteers are skilled in GIS technology, desktop and cloud mapping, remote sensing database development and GIS analysis GISCorps has completed over 370 missions in 83 countries.
More than 2,800 volunteers representing 99 countries have participated in these missions, contributing over 99,000 hours. Crowdsourcing missions focus volunteer skills to fill data gaps and create situational awareness in times of crisis. Our volunteers provide mapping expertise to assist those in need worldwide
The Oracabessa Marine Trust (OMT) is a non-profit partnership between the GoldenEye Foundation and the Oracabessa Fishers Association. The GoldenEye Foundation works towards improving the quality of life of the people within the Oracabessa community in Jamaica. Its goal is to help them thrive in a healthy environment and fulfill their potential – for the benefit of…
Volunteer assisting Our Histories New Zealand in Phase 2 of georeferencing and digitizing historic data with StoryMaps integration
Our Histories was formed after a New Zealand Government declaration in 2019 that indigenous history would be required curriculum in all schools beginning in 2022. Our Histories began gathering research material and resources for the effort and envisioned a learning platform based around interactive and engaging web maps and StoryMaps as a medium for presenting…
Our Mapping Technology
Our volunteers use a variety of commercial and open-source technology including Esri, MapInfo, ENVI, ERDAS, QGIS, and JOSM.