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AIMS Staff At A Hands-on Workshop In Afghanistan

A Fact-Finding Mission in Afghanistan

First GISCorps Mission – Kabul, Afghanistan On May 6th, 2005, Shoreh Elhami traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan as a GISCorps volunteer. As the plane flew over the Hindu kush at an average altitude of 5000 meters, the vastness and beauty of…

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Providing Post-Tsunami GIS Support in Indonesia

In partnership with Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF), five GISCorps volunteers were chosen to travel to Indonesia in March of 2005 to support the UN Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC). GISCorps volunteers Jay Meehl, Paul McKnight, Heather Milton, Ray DeLeon,…

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Partnership with GSDI Association

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI)  Small Grants Program As stated in its website, the GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of organizations, agencies, firms, and individuals from around the world. The purpose of the organization is to promote international cooperation…

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Katrina Relief Missions – Other Press

ArcUser Article on GISCorps Volunteers Support Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief (1) ArcUser Article on GISCorps Volunteers Support Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief (2) Article from CNN ArcNews - Fall 2005 The Columbus Dispatch, OH - September 12, 2005 Group Puts Geography…

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Katrina Relief Mission – Fourth Deployment

September 26, 2005 For the fourth time in response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster, URISA's GISCorps was asked to provide GIS volunteers to the affected areas. This time the request was for two (2) volunteers who will be deployed to…

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Katrina Relief Mission – Third Deployment

URISA’s GISCorps was contacted by Washington Parish 911 in Southeast Louisiana to assist with map production for FEMA and other agencies involved with Hurricane Katrina recovery. The volunteer for this project is working remotely, from her office in Washington, DC.…

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Katrina Relief Mission – Second Deployment

GISCorps Volunteers - Lucia Barbato (left) and Katy Carpenter (right) GISCorps Volunteers - With NVision Team Members Mike Smith (farthest to the right) and Fred Beaver (standing next to Mike) On September 10, the official request for more volunteers came…

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Katrina Relief Mission – First Deployment

GISCorps Volunteers - First Deployment - The Brain Bus, Mississippi State University On August 30, following the massive devastation of Hurricane Katrina to the Gulf Coast, Talbot Brooks, who was in charge of the emergency efforts in Mississippi, contacted GISCorps'…

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Hurricane Katrina Relief Missions

First Deployment Second Deployment Third Deployment Fourth Deployment Additional Press "I have not taken the time to express my sincerest thanks for the efforts of the GISCorps volunteers tasked to the Mississippi recovery program. I want to thank you for…

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