Our 2017 NSF REU Site in Belize and Orlando is Now Accepting Applications

We are pleased to announce that our 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) #REU Site in Community GIS and Citizen Science in #Orlando and #Belize is now accepting applications from U.S. undergraduate students. The priority application deadline is Friday, February 17, 2017 @ 5 pm EST.  The fully funded research program will run from June 19-August 4, Read more about Our 2017 NSF REU Site in Belize and Orlando is Now Accepting Applications[…]

Open Reef Chapter 1 Story Map of Belize Barrier Reef Now on ArcGIS Online

We are pleased to share “Chapter 1: Beauty from Above” from the Open Reef Mapping Society now live on Esri #storymaps on #arcgisonline. Click on the story map of Belize below to view our work! Share with your friends and join the movement to #drone map all of the #Belize Barrier Reef Islands with DJI Read more about Open Reef Chapter 1 Story Map of Belize Barrier Reef Now on ArcGIS Online[…]

Mapping with a Mission: The Citizen Science GIS Team Returns to Hopkins, Belize

Mapping with a Mission: The Citizen Science GIS Team Returns to Hopkins, Belize. Written by, Lain Graham, University of Central Florida Sociology PhD student and NSF REU Senior Research Coordinator. Hopkins, Belize is paradise in any season, but visiting in the crisp fall after spending the hot summer months there reinforced our love for this Read more about Mapping with a Mission: The Citizen Science GIS Team Returns to Hopkins, Belize[…]

Open Reef Mapping Society Lifts Off in Belize!

by Christine Munisteri, Open Reef Staff Member Imagine the possibilities for citizen science, research and education with crystal clear, high resolution and FREE imagery of the Belize Barrier Reef Islands. Three months ago on a trip out to the cayes of Belize during a project with the Citizen Science GIS National Science Foundation REU Site, Read more about Open Reef Mapping Society Lifts Off in Belize![…]