Informatics and GIS Statewide Program
Informatics and GIS Statewide Program
Informatics and GIS Statewide Program
University of California
Informatics and GIS Statewide 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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King fire burn severity
Posted 10/30/2014 - The King Fire is out, but it leaves us with alot to ponder. It started September 13 and quickly jumped on a northward run through National Forest and private forestlands. At the end, it burned 97,717 acres. 12 houses and several other minor structures...

GIS related classes Spring 2015
Posted 10/29/2014 - 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...

Tracking a Discipline's Evolution
Posted 10/27/2014 - In lab group meetings we have been discussing the evolution and future of Spatial Data Science as a discipline. Therefore when I recently stummbled upon a article about a reserarch project looking at the evolution of Geography based on a database of...

Workshop: create maps for Ebola's first responders
Posted 10/27/2014 - Workshop: HOW TO CREATE MAPS FOR EBOLA's FIRST RESPONDERS which are used by Doctors Without Borders, Red Cross, WHO and others. The workshop quickly shows how to easily use a humanitarian mapping freeware so anyone can contribute to this global mapping...

Patty's update from the Geospatial Computational Social Sciences conference at Stanford
Posted 10/27/2014 - Patty Frontiera from the D-Lab went to the Geospatial Computational Social Sciences conference at Stanford on Monday 10/20 ( Here is her summary: 1. GIS for Exploratory...

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