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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Distribution of Asian Citrus Psyllid in California

Distribution of Asian Citrus Psyllid in California

IGIS has been working with Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell and Dr. Matt Daugherty Extension Specialists in the Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside, Dr. Karen Jetter, Economist with the UC Agricultural Issues Center, UC Davis to develop an Interactive Website for Asian Citrus Psyllid Management. This site can be found at At this site IGIS has developed an easy to use web based GIS mapping application that can be used to research the distribution of Asian Citrus Psyllid in California.

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2016 ESRI User Conference – Day 3
Posted 6/29/2016 - Day 3 of the ESRI User Conference, new tools, new story maps, and new ways to work with data. New Tools,  ESRI is supporting new tools with the python and R programming languages.  With python they have integrated the ability to...

2016 ESRI User Conference – Day 2
Posted 6/28/2016 - Day 2 of the ESRI User Conference, for those who have not been to the user conference is an informative yet tiring event.   Today I had the opportunity to get quick and helpful answers to some issues I have been struggling with in my...

2016 ESRI User Conference – Day 1
Posted 6/27/2016 - What a day…  The first day at the conference was exciting and a little overwhelming as always.  This year ESRI is talking about the ArcGIS suite with particular focus on ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and 3D Data and its integration into the...

Searching for patterns in high res imagery: template matching
Posted 6/14/2016 - From two friends in the space of a week! While I was away, this tool made the rounds: This is the alpha version of Terrapattern, a visual search tool for satellite imagery. The project provides journalists, citizen...

Google vs Apple Maps: an in-depth comparision
Posted 6/7/2016 - Did you know that Apple maps labels more cities than Google maps but Google labels more roads then Apple? Fun facts galor! Find out more differences between these too maps then you ever knew you wanted to know in this great article here, and keep your...

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