skip to Main Content

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

Crowdsourcing Project – Middle East

TerraWatchers crowdsource project examines damage to archeological sites TerraWatchers is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing web-based, crowdsourced satellite image monitoring and overwatch tools for critical missions related to current events. The TerraWatchers platform was built by Stephen Savage and…

Read More

Mission with NACCHO

GISCorps Assists with Ebola Response Mapping for National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Volunteer: Ian Dunn, Software Specialist with the City of Perrysburg, Ohio Public health professionals are privy to much data: community demographics, restaurant scores, obesity…

Read More

Teaching GIS & Remote Sending in Uganda

GISCorps Volunteers Teach GIS and Remote Sensing at Kabale University in Uganda Background: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources at Kabale University (KAB) in southwestern Uganda requested GISCorps volunteer(s) to teach GIS/Remote Sensing to their faculty members.  KAB intends…

Read More
Back To Top