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 260 missions in 80 countries.
More than 2,800 volunteers representing 93 countries have participated in these missions, contributing over 84,000 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
Founded in 2001 as an American non-profit organization, Art Forces works in the intersection of trauma, memory, creativity, resilience, and resistance, making visible the connections between struggles for social justice globally and histories that have been obliterated or forgotten. Its goal is to engage the public on multiple levels to create potential spaces for critical…
Volunteer Assisting Oracabessa Marine Trust
The Oracabessa Marine Trust 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…
Our Mapping Technology
Our volunteers use a variety of commercial and open-source technology including Esri, MapInfo, ENVI, ERDAS, QGIS, and JOSM.