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Mapping Volunteer Locations for a Local Fire Department

Report by Patrick R. Hall Background The Los Angeles Fire Department's Community Emergency Response Team (LAFD CERT) volunteer program is taught by our local Fire Department in Los Angeles, California.  Over time, members hone their skills through additional training, drills,…

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Map Of Monte Sano Nature Preserve

Mapping Resources in North Alabama

Report by D. Scott Stevens The Land Trust of North Alabama offers more than 70 miles of public trails where you can relax, get some exercise, and connect with nature. There are seven public nature preserves in Madison County, Alabama…

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Train Campaign Story Map On The Train Campaign's Website.

Bringing Back the Trains… One Map at a Time

The Train Campaign team contacted GISCorps in the spring of 2018 and requested help with online map creation. Two volunteers, Ellen Phillips and Linda Colin, were selected. The following story was written by Ellen Phillips. Karen Christensen of the Barrington Institute…

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Applying GIS to Watershed Stewardship in Colorado

Report by Diane Ambrose Using the ESRI software from the GIS Service Pledge Award, I was able contribute to the work of two non-profits in the South Park area of Colorado. Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center (BPEEC) BPEEC is located…

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Ebola Missions with WHO

GISCorps Assists World Health Organization in Mapping Ebola Response Activities In December 2013, a two-year old child in a remote village in southeastern Guinea died from a then-unidentified disease. From that beginning arose the unprecedented West Africa Ebola outbreak which…

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Mission with NetHope – West Africa

GISCorps supporting NetHope with mapping information and communication needs in West Africa In October, GISCorps was contacted by Crisis Informatics expert Jennifer Chan and began providing initial support for NetHope to support their NetHope Ebola Response Project. By November a team…

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