KATHMANDU, NEPAL; WASHINGTON, DC — More than ten million changes have been made recently to the world’s free, editable public map, OpenStreetMap, by YouthMappers, a network of university students who have united to create and use open spatial data to directly address d...

August 3, 2016

As a part of the YouthMappers GeoCenter Virtual Internship this summer I was exposed to a variety of new technologies that have opened the door to the OpenSource world. During my time as an undergrad in Geography with a minor in Geospatial Technology, I became comforta...

"We don't just build maps. We build mappers." That's the tagline for Youth Mappers, a new global network of university students making maps that support international development projects that range from disaster to poverty relief.

 

Youth Mappers was formed under the au...

April 1, 2016

For what may be the greatest number of university sites connected remotely and simultaneously in the US for a mapathon, five universities, chapters of YouthMappers, joined up on April 1st, 2016 in San Fransisco, Washington, DC, Morgantown, West Virginia, Lubbock Texas,...

March 30, 2016

Hundreds of individuals, both in person and remotely, contributed time and effort to the mapathon at the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco!   


Over the three-day event, more than 17,000 buildings and 5,000 km of roads were added to OpenStre...

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