Category Archives: GIS in the news
Ithaca, New York March 31, 2016 For Immediate Release UCGIS is pleased to announce that Diana S. Sinton will receive its 2016 Education Award. Dr. Sinton has made extraordinary contributions to GIScience education in three key areas: connecting GIScience, cognitive … Continue reading
Three new internships with the UN-SPIDER Bonn office. Application deadline is the 4th of March. see: http://www.un-spider.org/about/jobs A good opportunity to better understand the international aid ‘disaster circus’ community and the workings of: http://disasterscharter.org
Check out this story map about an NGO’s work in rural Andean Peru outside of Cuzco. at http://arcg.is/1IKDnlF. They are trying to spread the word as well as look for partnerships and collaboration opportunities by telling their story via maps.
Thank you to the participants in the recent Crowd-Sourced Crisis Mapping workshop. For more information about crisis mapping in Nepal, visit the following sites: MapGive USGS Event page IRIS teachable moment page Tomnod Open Street Maps Tasking Manager Stanford University’s … Continue reading