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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UCANR Locations

UCANR Locations

This web mapping application was developed to allow the user to locate the UC ANR Research and Extension Centers and Cooperative Extension offices 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 jog, and search for address.

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This year's class: the why, how and what of GIS
Posted 8/30/2016 - Here are the tag clouds from this year's GIS class: the why, how and what of our upcoming semester's projects. Word clouds from Wordle. The Why: what are the key problems class members want to focus on...  The How: possible methods we will...

GIS for Needs Assessments
Posted 8/30/2016 - I recently attended a really useful ANR training from the office of Program Planning and Evaluation (PPE) on needs assessment. Incorporating needs assessments into research and extension makes a lot of sense for many reasons. We all want to address...

New digitization project: Soil-Vegetation Map Collection
Posted 8/24/2016 - 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...

ESRI User Conference 2016 - Plenary Talks
Posted 8/15/2016 - Hello All, For the past several years IGIS has attended the ESRI User Conference in San Diego and we have come back with many new and exciting tools that UCANR could use in our daily work.  This year was no different, at the first...

Call for Maps: An Open-Source Water Atlas
Posted 8/6/2016 - Calling all water resource managers and researchers! Do you have spatial data of water stocks, water infrastructure, or water usage? Do you have a story to go with it? Then you have everything you need to submit a map idea for an exciting open-source...

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