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.

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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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The mapping process: musings at the end of 2014
Posted 12/20/2014 - Here are some evocative words about mapping from an unlikely source: in her astounding and engrossing book Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel has Thomas Cromwell say: But the trouble is, maps are always last year's. England is always remaking herself, her...

New scholarly journal: Geospatial Applications in Natural Resources
Posted 12/17/2014 - The Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, in conjunction with Stephen F. Austin State University, will soon launch a new scholarly journal titled “Journal of Geospatial Applications in Natural Resources”.  The focus of the...

Reservoir levels are still way below average
Posted 12/12/2014 - From our Faith Kearns at the UC Water Institute: As great as this bath has been, we still are way behind normal. Major California reservoir levels (% avg) as of midnight yesterday compared to last...

Geo-tagged Tweets in Yosemite
Posted 12/12/2014 - Check out the Geo-tagged tweets in Yosemite Valley.  If you look closely you can see that people are tweeting from the top of Half-Dome, The Mist Trail, Glacier Point, and many parts of Yosemite Valley.  Harnessing this publicly available...

GIS related classes Spring 2015
Posted 12/8/2014 - Hello World! There are several GIS classes to chose from in the spring. So far we have:  Lower division: Butsic, V  ESPM 72 Geographic Information Systems Upper division: Chambers, J    GEOG 185    Earth System...

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