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Supporting the Missing Maps Project in Tanzania

Knowing the vast, rural area of Tanzania is crucial to providing timely and effective help for girls during Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) “cutting seasons.” In recent years, we have managed to map millions of buildings which can help us determine…

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Volunteers geo-locate crowdsourced photos for Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias was the second hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic storm season. The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation (NAPSG) requested support from GISCorps volunteers for the long-standing Disaster Crowdsource Photos effort, to provide situational awarness to emergency managers. While the storm…

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Volunteer Analyzing Health Data

A grassroots volunteer group in South India requested GIS and data analysis support to study the distribution and patterns of noncommunicable diseases in Bangalore (Bengaluru), a fast-growing metropolis and the capital of Karntaka Province.  Volunteer Nicole White took on this…

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NASA COVID-19 Digitization Project

COVID-19 Human Activity Monitoring (HAM) with Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Observations is a NASA-funded project to monitor human activity level change around the world due to COVID-19 lockdown and re-opening. Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are processing a…

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