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Assisting Engineers Without Borders USA in Panama

Engineering students at the University of California, Berkeley, in cooperation with the Engineers Without Borders USA Group, worked with local groups in El Valle de San Francisco, Panama, to design a water distribution system to bring fresh running water to…

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GISCorps’ Geocoding Project – Niger

GISCorps’ Geocoding Project - Niger In support of the UNOCHA initiative to upgrade Common Operational Datasets, The University of Georgia/ITOS requested support from the GISCorps to geocode the locations of populated places in Niger. The task was to take the name of…

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Crowdsourcing project post Hurricane Joaquin

Crowdsource project documents coastal changes due to Hurricane Joaquin Nine GISCorps volunteers assisted with the USGS iCoast project after Hurricane Joaquin and a related Nor’easter caused extensive damage along the US east coast from South Carolina to New York in…

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Afghanistan Earthquake GISCorps Response

Afghanistan Earthquake GISCorps Response A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Afghanistan on October 26, 2015.  Within hours the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) activated an online work project to support the local OpenStreetMap (OSM) community by digitizing features from existing imagery. In the…

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