Informatics and GIS Program
University of California
Informatics and GIS Program

Welcome to the IGIS Mapping and Informatics Skill Development Workshop

IGIS was proud to present at the recent 2015 Oak Woodland Ecology and Management Symposium, in Eureka Ca.


The following web links from the symposium presentation may be of interest to those interested in free and easy to use geospatial tools for land assessment and management.


How to download Google Earth Pro 

This is an extremely useful for locating and mapping features anywhere on Earth, and is now free to download and install on your computer.  Today we will use this application to delineate conifer encroachment in northwest California.


A Story Map of Oregon white oak and California black oak loss due to conifer encroachment.


Download Oak Symposium Presentation


Google Earth KMZ files for the presentation exercise:

Conifer Encroachment Study Sites

Encroachment Field Plots

The Sequoia Conference Center

Example of Forest Mapping


Soil Web by UC Davis California Soil Resource Lab 

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