MapIt. GPS data collection for Android

A few months ago I saw an announcement posted to a GIS user group that I subscribe to. They were looking for someone to spend a month volunteering in Guinea, West Africa to teach a course on soil mapping with GIS and GPS.  I am not a soil scientist by any means but I have worked with GIS and GPS for 25 years, mostly in the environmental consulting field and have picked up a bit of knowledge of soils through my work.

For the past several years I have been trying to find a way to use my knowledge of GIS and GPS to provide more benefit to conservation and humanitarian causes in the developing world. I had also recently moved to Mexico to get married and for once was not limited by vacation days, so I decided to answer the call. Continue reading “MapIt. GPS data collection for Android”