Projects High impact nonprofit projects

Azavea Summer of Maps Fellows complete geospatial data analysis and visualization projects for mission-driven organizations.

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Xiao Wu
Xiao Wu
2018 fellow
National Aquarium
Using geostatistical regression and machine learning models to predict marine debris
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Jianting Zhao
Jianting Zhao
2017 fellow
Human Computation Institute
Crowdsourced mapping to support sustainable development in rural Tanzania
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Annaka Scheeres
Annaka Scheeres
2016 fellow
American Red Cross
Identifying priority communities for West Africa health interventions
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Lena Ferguson
Lena Ferguson
2013 fellow
First Up
(formerly DVAEYC)
Mapping of need versus capacity of high-quality childcare in the Delaware Valley
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Tyler Dahlberg
Tyler Dahlberg
2013 fellow
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Analysis and visualization of bicycle thefts in Philadelphia
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Tyler Dahlberg
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Proposed projects

2020 project shortlist

Once the fellowship begins, fellows choose projects they want to work on from the shortlist. Take a look at project shortlists from previous years to see what has been proposed in the past.

Public Safety
High Injury Bicycle and Pedestrian Networks
Public Safety
Health-harming Legal Needs, Unhealthy Housing, and Hidden Slumlords in Washington, DC
Environment & Ecosystems
Monitoring Impacts of the U.S. - Mexico Border Wall on Endangered Wildlife
Environment & Ecosystems
Hunting Park: a Model for Urban Cooling
Community & Economic Development
Promoting Equity and Integration through New Jersey Fair Housing
Community & Economic Development
Analyzing & Addressing Social Issues with OpenStreetMap & Sustainable Development Goals
Public Safety
The State Gun Law Project: Understanding the Effectiveness of Gun Laws through Spatial Analysis
Community & Economic Development
Exposing Isolation of Immigrant Farmworkers in Pennsylvania
Community & Economic Development
Preservation Vulnerability Index
Environment & Ecosystems
Prioritization of Conservation Lands in the Baranof-Chichagof Island Hydrologic Unit
Food & Agriculture
Nutrition Incentives: Visualizing Community Impact
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Summer of Maps Fellows are hard at work on challenging, high impact projects.