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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…

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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…

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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…

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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).…

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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…

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