Upcoming Events

 

Departmental Event - Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 02:00pm - 05:00pm

Contribute your time to help with NGO efforts on the ground in a crowd-sourced, humanitarian mapping project. We will provide geospatial data to OpenStreetMap to aid volunteers working to contain an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the CongoThere is a severe lack of up-to-date and detailed maps in this areaMapping will involve remote tracing of roads and infrastructure in the DRC and neighboring Uganda.

No mapping experience or knowledge is necessary. Training will be provided. 

Come at any time during the afternoon (2-5pm).

Please bring a laptop. 

Pane Room (first floor) in Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus (opposite the glass-wall elevator doors)

Sponsored by the Rutgers Libraries and The Department of Geography

More information

view the flyer (pdf file)

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