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

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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New GPS/GLONASS Base Station installed on UC Berkeley campus. Happy geo-locationing!
Posted 11/3/2016 - California Surveying and Drafting recently installed a GPS/GLONASS base station antenna on McCone Hall and to reciprocate they’re allowing Berkeley researchers to use the real-time correction signal for free. This could be useful for anyone doing...

IGIS Introduces Online Office Hours
Posted 10/20/2016 - IGIS is pleased to announce the introduction of online office hours for all ANR staff and IGIS workshop participants. Every Monday from 4-5 pm, we'll be available on Zoom eager to discuss all things GIS. This is a great way to get quick feedback on...

Sonoma County Vegetation Map Project using historical Soil Veg maps
Posted 10/19/2016 - Nice post from Mark Tuckman regarding the use of the recently digitized historical Soil-Vegetation maps from Sonoma County. Great story map too! 

Summary of our pilot Soil Vegetation Map digitization project in Sonoma County
Posted 10/14/2016 - 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...

Aerial photography archives
Posted 10/13/2016 - Notes on where to find historical aerial imagery (thanks to Kass Green): The USDA has an archive of aerial imagery in Salt Lake City at APFO  There is a ArcGIS online map of...

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