Informatics and GIS Program
Informatics and GIS Program
Informatics and GIS Program
University of California
Informatics and GIS Program


IGIS is a new ANR Program established in 2012 to provide GIS support, software, data and training to ANR.

Click here for more information on the components of IGIS: Training, ANR-Flux, InfoBase & Service Center.

Click here for upcoming IGIS training workshops.

IGIS Project Gallery

Marin Gardens

Marin Gardens

IGIS has been working with Lauren Klein, Community Garden Program Coordinator at UCCE Marin County, to develop an interactive web mapping tool for community gardens in Marin County. In addition to the public-facing site which displays the locations of the various types of community gardens in Marin County, there is also a protected site for approved users to enter new garden sites to the database.

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Office Hours


IGIS Introduces Online Office Hours
Posted 10/20/2016 - IGIS is pleased to announce the introduction of online office hours for all ANR staff and academics. Every Monday from 4-5 pm, we'll be hanging out on Zoom hoping to hear from ANR people and discuss all things GIS. This is a great way to get quick...

Sonoma County Vegetation Map Project using historical Soil Veg maps
Posted 10/19/2016 - Nice post from Mark Tuckman regarding the use of the recently digitized historical Soil-Vegetation maps from Sonoma County. Great story map too! 

Summary of our pilot Soil Vegetation Map digitization project in Sonoma County
Posted 10/14/2016 - Between the years 1949-1979 the Pacific Southwest research station branch of the U.S. Forest service published two series of maps: 1) The Soil-Vegetation Maps, and 2) Timber Stand Vegetation Maps. These maps to our knowledge have not been digitized, and...

Aerial photography archives
Posted 10/13/2016 - Notes on where to find historical aerial imagery (thanks to Kass Green): The USDA has an archive of aerial imagery in Salt Lake City at APFO  There is a ArcGIS online map of...

Opportunity to Provide Input on USDA Funding Priorities for Data Science in Agriculture
Posted 10/11/2016 - A Unique Data Science Summit Yesterday, several of us in the IGIS Program participated remotely in a very interesting summit on data science in agriculture. The summit was sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA),...

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