skip to Main Content

Mission in West Papua

Mimika Land Rights Project - West Papua Prepared by Mike Alonzo (GISCorps Volunteer) and Nabil Ahmed (Forensic Architecture) Introduction West Papua is the remote Melanesian province of Indonesia that has an abundance of gas, mineral and timber resources (Fig 1).…

Read More

Responding to Typhoon Pam

22 Volunteers responded to the call for Typhoon Pam Twenty-two GISCorps volunteers responded to the call for Typhoon Pam, which devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on March 13.  The Digital Humanitarian Network was activated by the UN Office for the Coordination of…

Read More

Mission with Humanity Road – Hagupit

GISCorps volunteers providing assistance to Humanity Road In December 2014, Humanity Road, a US based nonprofit organization, requested the assistance of GISCorps to support their Typhoon Hagupit response activities. Following the recruitment, two GIS professionals Leonard Olyott (Australia) and Keeve Brine…

Read More

Mission with USGS iCoast

GISCorps Crowdsource Project Documents Coastal Changes Due To Hurricane Sandy By David Litke, GISCorps volunteer Summary In September 2014, GISCorps received a request from the U.S. Geological Survey for a group of volunteers to take part in a pilot study…

Read More

Mission with NetHope – West Africa

GISCorps supporting NetHope with mapping information and communication needs in West Africa In October, GISCorps was contacted by Crisis Informatics expert Jennifer Chan and began providing initial support for NetHope to support their NetHope Ebola Response Project. By November a team…

Read More

Mission in Philippines – Typhoon Hagupit

Partnering with Stand By Task Force (SBTF) – Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby in Philippines As Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby threatened the Philippines, the Digital Humanitarian Network was activated to assist with response. Stand By Task Force (SBTF) took the lead in organizing volunteers to…

Read More

Mission with HOT – Malawi

Mapping of Malakal, Nsanje District (Partnered with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team - HOT) Volunteers:  Tim Hohn (Project Manager), Heather Milton (GISCorps Project Manager), Jared Pilbeam, Takeo Shibata, Ian Cable, Alison DeGraff, Laxman Sharma, Oula Seitsonen, Snead Prasad, Suthakaran Sundaralingham, Katie Pickett,…

Read More
Back To Top