Although global development and economic growth has reduced poverty by the millions, the impacts of changing climates still pose as a global challenge. Natural disasters caused by extreme weather events such as droughts, fires, storms and floods are becoming more intense, more frequent, and less pre...

Introduction: Climate and Disease

In my home state of Pennsylvania, we are again experiencing a hotter-than-average summer. Additionally, for the last month, this area has been inundated with storms which have dumped massive amounts of rain and caused significant flooding. Though a bad period of stor...

Now the world is fetching different types of Natural disasters because the climate is changing. As mappers, we cannot directly reduce the climate change but minimize. Unplanned urbanization and industrialization is the main reason of climate change. We can also contribute by mapping. All types of wo...

My name is Chris Eshun, a third-year Geomatic Engineering student at the University of Mines and Technology,Tarkwa, Ghana. I am the Training Coordinator for UMaT  YouthMappers Chapter, a member of OpenStreetMap Ghana and the current President of the Geomatic Engineering Students Association.

The Open...

There was good energy walking into Brooks Hall on this chilly October day.  Most West Virginia University students were on their fall break but the “stalwarts” of WVU’s Geography Department were here and ready to play host to the dozens of California University students who made the hour long drive...

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