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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 … Continue reading

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Follow-up to crowd-sourced crisis mapping in Nepal workshop

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

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GIS Intern position in Texas

Audubon Texas will be hiring a GIS intern that will be working out of our Texas City office. If you know of a recent graduate or student still in school, please pass along!  This intern will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Campus events during National Geography Awareness Week (November 16-22)

Next week is National Geography Awareness Week! Come celebrate with events on campus Monday and Wednesday… All events free and open to everyone.   Monday, November 17 Allen Carroll, ESRI Seminar title: “Story Maps: Geo-Enabled Storytelling in the Digital Age” … Continue reading

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GIS jobs/internships available

Go to the Jobs and Internships page to see the updated list of available GIS jobs and internships.

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GIS Working Group meeting

Are you interested in using GIS in the future in your teaching or scholarship? Do you have a couple of projects underway and want to know if GIS is a suitable tool to analyze or visualize the information? Interested in … Continue reading

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Map competition (cash prizes) due Feb 18

Go to http://mappingideas.sdsu.edu/mashup/ to submit your map mashup!

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Crowdsourced maps help relief efforts after Typhoon Haiyan

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Classic map: illustrating a dwindling army during Napoleon’s invasion of Russia

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