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Interactive mapping for the Uyghur region in China

Mapping Tool Showcases Research on Incidents in the Uyghur Homeland By Greg Fay The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has released an online webmap highlighting research from “Legitimizing Repression: China’s “War on Terror” Under Xi Jinping and State Policy in East Turkestan.” Based on…

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Parsing OSM data – Syria

GISCorps volunteer assisted with downloading and parsing OpenStreetMap – Syria The humanitarian and human rights communities are increasingly interested in the effects of conflicts and natural disasters on cultural heritage. Though not as pressing a concern as the immediate provision…

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Teaching at Kabul Polytechnic – 2015

Advanced Spatial Analysis & Remote Sensing Training For faculty at Kabul Polytechnic University, Afghanistan John Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College View from the rooftop of the Darya Village Hotel looking southwest towards the Kabul Airport Background In July, 2015 I…

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Assisting UN’s GeoTag-X Project

GISCorps assists on United Nations GeoTag-X project The United Nations imagery analysis program (UNITAR-UNOSAT) is underwriting a new crowdsource platform called GeoTag-X for analyzing photos and videos. The GeoTag-X platform was built and is being tested by the Citizen Cyberlab,…

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