IGIS Blog

  • 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...


  • COVID-19 Map Resources

    Hello all from the new shelter-in-place normal. We are all figuring out this new way of working and living, so in the meantime, stay calm, be compassionate, be positive and productive. At least that is what I am telling myself daily! Thanks to the...


    By Maggi Kelly
    Author - Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.5 Released - What is new in this release!

    Hello All, For those of you who have been following ESRI and GIS software in the past few years, you know that ESRI has been developing a new desktop GIS software called ArcGIS Pro.  This past week ESRI released a new...


    By Shane Feirer
    Author - Geographic Information Systems - Supervisor II
  • IGIS Drone Pilot and Data Analyst Jacob Flanagan speaks to the local media at the 2019 World Ag Expo
    IGIS 2019 Year-in-Review Part I. Impacts on UC ANR's Strategic Goals

    Welcome to the final IGIS year-in-review of the decade! 2019 was another productive and satisfying year, full of innovation, outreach, and collaboration. Our work this year has been guided by ANR Strategic Goals and contributed to the Public Value...


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