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K-12 Project in California

GISCorps Volunteer teaching Spatial Thinking/GIS to students - California By Javier Aguilar As a volunteer of the GISCorps, I have been able to expose elementary school children to spatial thinking and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). I teach a one hour…

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Aerial Damage Assessment Following Hurricane Sandy

We received a request from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (HOT) shortly after super storm Sandy hit the northeastern US in October/November 2012. They were interested in deploying the “expert” crowd (GISCorps volunteers) on a crowdsourcing project that they launched shortly after the…

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GSDI Mission in Tanzania

Assessing Land Use/Land Cover Change in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Morogoro Region Project coordinated by Mercy Ojoyi, Environmentalist, University of Kwazulu-Natal and Wami Ruvu Basin Office, Tanzania; Techical support by GISCorps Volunteer, Imroz Raihan Introduction This project was initiated…

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GSDI Mission in Russia

Lecturer on GIS Development and Practices in the US: A GISCorps Mission in Russia By: Bill Huxhold The GISCorps has collaborated with the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) in its Small Grants Program since 2005.  In November 2011, South…

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Superstorm Sandy – Satellite Radar

Satellite Radar and GIS Volunteers Detect Hurricane Sandy Damage Sang-Ho Yun1&3*, Alessandro Coletta2, Eric Fielding1, Shoreh Elhami3, Tom Farr1&3, Donald Ferguson4&3, John Helly5&3, Richard Butgereit6, Frank Webb1, Paul A. Rosen1, Mark Simons7, Hook Hua1, Susan Owen1 Affiliations: 1 Jet Propulsion…

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Second Mission with FO in Central Mediterranean

SAR analysis, data mining & GIS mapping of the Central Mediterranean to document the violations of migrants’ rights & deaths at sea Summer 2012 report of GISCorps’s contribution to Forensic Oceanography By: Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths,…

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Mission with HOT – Indonesia

Volunteers assisted in a disaster preparedness project in Indonesia Earlier this year, eleven GISCorps volunteers were deployed to a project with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (HOT). This was our second collaborative project with HOT (first one in Samoa) and this time the work…

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Mission in Tirana

GISCorps volunteer taught GIS to K-12 students in Albania The Urban and Regional Planning department at the University of Florida (UF)  , in partnership with the Albanian-American foundation Martin and Mirash Ivanaj (whose mission is to promote science and education amongst…

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South Luangwa Conservation Society – Phase 2

In March 2009, GISCorps received a request for volunteer from South Luangwa Conservation Society (SLCS), an NGO in Mfuwe, Zambia. SLCS is a non-profit, community based organization committed to the conservation of the local wildlife and natural resources of South…

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Disaster Simulation – Samoa

Volunteers assist in three phases of a disaster simulation in Samoa The United Nations Platform for Space-Based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-Spider) held a one day event in Geneva in mid November 2011. Running a disaster simulation in…

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