Citizen science opportunity

Here’s an interesting example of GIS, crowdsourcing, and public participation. The USGS is looking for volunteers to compare pre- and post-storm photos of the East Coast for Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Joaquin. It takes 2-3 minutes per photo and does a good deed for US coastal science. http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/icoast/index.php

GISCorps Volunteers needed to assist World Health Organization Ebola Response

The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested the assistance of GISCorps to support their West Africa Ebola response activities. WHO is the United Nations agency responsible for directing, coordinating, and leading health activities within the United Nations system and around the world. For the Ebola crisis, WHO and the UN have established the first-ever UN … Read moreGISCorps Volunteers needed to assist World Health Organization Ebola Response