IGIS Blog

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    Redesigned from the Ground-Up: IGIS Launches New Website

    The Problem: An Outdated and Unwieldy Site The Informatics and GIS (IGIS) Statewide Program was established in 2012 to meet UCANR's growing need for geospatial research and technical training. We created our website using ANR's Site Builder content...


    By Shane Feirer
    Author - Geographic Information Systems - Supervisor II
    By Andy Lyons
    Author - Program Coordinator
    By Maggi Kelly
    Author - Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
    By Sean Hogan
    Contributor - IGIS Academic Coordinator II
    By Robert Johnson
    Contributor - GIS Programmer
  • Hot Spot Analysis of COVID-19 Twitter Posts (Dr. Bernd Resch, U. Salzburg)
    Geospatial Analysis of COVID-19 Data: Harvard Webinar Summary

      Interested in knowing how people are using their geospatial skills in the era of COVID-19? Last week, Harvard hosted a 10-panelist webinar (Center for Geographic Analysis Virtual Forum: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic with Geospatial...


    By Chippie Kislik
    Author
    By Sean Hogan
    Contributor - IGIS Academic Coordinator II
  • COVID-19 Resources
    Mapping COVID19: a brief technology overview

    Hello everyone, we hope you are all healthy, safe, sane, and being as productive as possible.  Here we provide a summary of some of the mapping technology that has been used in the past few weeks to understand the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not...


    By Maggi Kelly
    Author - Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
    By Andy Lyons
    Contributor - Program Coordinator
    By Shane Feirer
    Contributor - Geographic Information Systems - Supervisor II
  • IGIS Expands Online Office Hours and R Consultations

    Got the Coronavirus blues? Stuck at home staring at that stubborn dataset that's been on the back-burner for a year or more? The IGIS Team is pleased to announce an exciting expansion to our Online Office Hours. In addition to quadrupling our time...


    By Andy Lyons
    Author - Program Coordinator
    By Shane Feirer
    Contributor - Geographic Information Systems - Supervisor II
    By Sean Hogan
    Contributor - IGIS Academic Coordinator II
    By Robert Johnson
    Contributor - GIS Programmer
    By Maggi Kelly
    Contributor - Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Social Distancing Scorecard

    According to the World Health Organization and the CDC, social distancing is currently the most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19. Unacast created this interactive Scoreboard, updated daily, to empower organizations to measure and understand...


    By Maggi Kelly
    Author - Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist