University of California
Informatics and GIS Program

Welcome

Maps and data are central to ANR's research and extension mission. The IGIS Statewide Program supports ANR by providing support for GIS training, mapping tools, spatial data science, and the latest technologies for data collection, analysis, and visualization. Our goal is to ensure that all ANR local and statewide programs have the capacity to use the latest geospatial tools and science for all aspects of their outreach, extension, and research activities...  Read more

IGIS Services - People, Tools, Data

 

The GIS Service Center provides GIS and mapping services to projects across the ANR Network.  These projects range from custom cartography, GIS and spatial analysis, Web mapping, Mobile Application Development, and GIS consultation.  For more information please follow the following links.

FAQ

IGIS Service Center Request Intake Process... Read FAQ

Help Request Form

Please use the following form to request assistance from the IGIS Service Center... Request Help

Projects

List of current and past IGIS Service Center Projects... See list of Projects

 

 
We offer a variety of hands-on workshops throughout California on GIS, web mapping, remote sensing, GPS and drone mapping. These workshops are tailored to the interests of ANR staff and their collaborators, and represent a shared effort between IGIS and the UC Berkeley Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF). Follow-up support is available through our online office hours and online training resources.

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Research drones provide an unparalleled ability to create high resolution maps of vegetation cover, including the three-dimensional structure and chemical properties invisible to the naked eye. We use quad-copter drones and multi-spectral cameras to map crop health, surface hydrology, canopy structure, and a host of other applications. In addition to training, we offer drone mapping services to ANR staff and their collaborators. Read more.
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Office Hours

Training Calendar

IGIS Blog

Working with Climate Data - Workshop

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Have you ever wanted to work with climate change data?  Last week I took a workshop from the UC Berkeley Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) titled "Working with Climate Data (link).  This workshop showed how to work with climate...

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources

IGIS Recognized for Drone Data Management Tools at Geography Conference

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At the recent conference of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in Washington DC, IGIS was recognized for its work in developing open source data management tools for drone data. The AAG is the largest association of geographers, GIS...

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 8:01 AM
Tags: data management (1), drones (19), IGIS (61)

Maggi's Sabbatical in China in the spring...

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Sabbatical report April 2019 I've been on sabbatical now for a few months, and it's time to report. I've been working on updating all my course materials: slides, reading and labs, for the fall. This has been a blast, and a lot of work! Especially the...

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 3:57 PM

Esri Developer Summit 2019

The Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs was, as usual, a very informative look into the resources Esri provides for those who want to take their software to the next level. Although this year's conference was a bit light on major announcements...

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 9:11 AM
Tags: ArcGIS Pro (4), Dev Summit (2), ESRI (13), IGIS (61), Python (2)

Salinas Ag Tech Summit

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Ag Tech Summit 2019.03.26 - 27 in Salinas, California - The Epicenter of AgTech The Ag Tech Summit at Hartnell College showcased people's passion for agriculture and the ability to integrate new technologies for...

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 1:15 PM
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