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.

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REC Mapper

REC Mapper

This web mapping application was developed to allow the user to easily navigate to the nine Research and Extension Centers found around California.  You use the tools on the top of the mapping application to zoom to an individual REC, to display the legend, to turn layers on and off, print the current display to a pdf or jpg, and search for address.

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Mapping the Housing Divide
Posted 5/16/2016 - The Washington Post, using data from Black Knight Financial Services, recently published an amazing series of maps showing disparities in the United States' housing recoveries.  They argue that these disparities have exacerbated inequality and have...

Using small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for education just got a lot easier
Posted 5/5/2016 - Some outstanding news was just released yesterday at the annual AUVIS Xponential 2016 conference in New Orleans, which will likely make it much easier to fly sUAS for educational purposes.  At the conference, the Administrator of the Federal...

Developments in Image Processing for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)
Posted 4/29/2016 - There are so many exciting new developments happening in respect to drones within the University of California system it is hard to know where to start.  The FAA has granted the UC both a blanket Exemption 333 and a Certificate of Authorization...

Wrap up on the Hopland Bioblitz 2016
Posted 4/25/2016 - This text excerpted from the Hopland Newsletter: Over 70 scientists and naturalists descended upon HREC from  April 8-10th in our first Hopland Bioblitz. During the weekend over 400 species from the recently discovered blind silverfish to...

Another rad lidar music video
Posted 4/24/2016 - From NZ no less. 

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