Nepal Relief Efforts through GIS Mapping — Fri., May 1, 2-3 p.m.

Want to help with relief efforts in Nepal after Saturday’s Magnitude 7.8 earthquake?

Special WesGIS/Mapping workshop:

Introduction to Relief Mapping for Nepal

When: Friday, May 1, 2:00-3:00 pm

Where: Allbritton 204

Who: Anyone in the Wesleyan community who is interested in helping out by tracing (digitizing) objects from aerial photos. No GIS experience required.

We’ll introduce tools that you can use to contribute toward relief efforts in Nepal through mapping. We’ll get you registered, provide a hands-on introduction to mapping using’s browser-based iD editor, and show you how to find lists of mapping tasks that need completion (following the basic outline presented a New satellite images and tasks are being posted daily and there is still much work to be done.

 The room has 30 computers. Please bring a laptop if you have one.

Please RSVP at   Questions? Contact Kim Diver or Phil Resor