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The World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group (WWHGD WG) team has compiled an initial list of sources that contain data, information and products in support of Hurricane Irma and the Mexico Earthquake response and recovery.
Louisa Winchell, Matt Shelley-Reade, and Sam Raby presented visual geographies through story maps at Wesleyan’s Visualizing Knowledge Exhibition. Sam’s “The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Mapping Relocation” story map won 3rd prize. Read more at http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2017/05/12/students-showcase-research-at-visualizing-knowledge-exhibition/.
Different universities, non-profits, and volunteers are attempting to relocate federal data sources… See some examples at Adaptation Clearinghouse and elsewhere. Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data
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Wildlife Conservation Society Canada released a story map to share data and information about mineral exploration in Ontario’s boreal caribou ranges: http://wcs-global.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=69ce6f567b4e415d8e3bb6e4c8634b88
View thirty-year compilations of satellite images for anywhere on Earth.