Six URISA’s GISCorps volunteers were recruited to assist in mining various datasets in earthquake stricken areas of Japan. This mission is in collaboration with Crisis Commons http://crisiscommons.org. The mined and organized datasets will become available to the humanitarian relief community. For specific details about this project, click here.
For updates on this project and other URISA GISCorps projects currently in progress, visit www.giscorps.org.
Operating under the auspices of URISA, GISCorps coordinates short term, volunteer based GIS services to underprivileged communities .
[Source: URISA press release]