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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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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,…

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Mission with IRC – Congo

Volunteers assisting the International Rescue Committee in DRC The International Rescue Committee (IRC) requested the assistance of GISCorps volunteers for digitizing the boundaries of health zones in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  Two volunteers from California were recruited for this…

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Mission with SPSU/KPU

GISCorps Volunteers taught GIS at Kabul Polytechnic University The project was commissioned by Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) in Marietta, GA.  SPSU was awarded a grant to establish a GIS program that includes furnishing two GIS labs and training the faculty…

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Mission with WHS

GISCorps volunteer creating web maps for World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) The UN Secretary-General will convene the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul in 2016. The goal of this summit is to find new ways to tackle humanitarian needs in…

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