ArcticDEM Project has now mapped more than 65 percent of the Arctic

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, in collaboration with the National Science Foundation's Polar Geospatial Center and Esri, has mapped more than 65 percent of the Arctic, detailed in the fifth Arctic DEM project release June 2.

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GIS-Pro 2017 Conference Track Themes Emerge

URISA is pleased to share the complete program details for GIS-Pro 2017, taking place October 23-26, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Several topical themes emerged during the review of abstract submissions and ensuing program development meetings. URISA is pleased to offer comprehensive program tracks at GIS-Pro 2017. See details at

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Global polio eradication initiative needs GIS assistance - Volunteers Available?

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments with five partners – the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide.

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GISCorps seeking volunteers to help at 2017 Esri User Conference

As in previous years, GISCorps will participate in several activities at the Esri User Conference (July 10 - 14, 2017) and are seeking help from GISCorps volunteers and supporters. 

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Toolkit of Best Practice for Research Data Management

The LEARN PROJECT: Free Toolkit of Best Practice for Research Data Management will be of interest to our academic and research members.

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Workshop and Presentation Proposals Invited for 2018 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference

URISA and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) are pleased to announce the 2018 GIS /CAMA Technologies Conference, March 19-22, 2018 in Houston, Texas.

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GISCorps May 2017 Newlsetter Published

Read the newsletter here: 

A Message from the Core Committee

Greetings Volunteers and Friends:

We have had yet another busy quarter. Since February, four projects have been completed, three have been launched and three more are in the recruitment process. That brings the total number of launched projects to 202 with 1,066 volunteers deployed to 66 countries. We are continually amazed at our volunteers' dedication to service!

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