Linked Data for GIScience

This page is a starter pack for faculty, students, and developers, who are interested in applying Linked Data solutions in the context of GIScience. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact Andrea Ballatore. OWL tutorials http://www.w3.org/TR/sw-oosd-primer http://www.w3schools.com/webservices/ws_rdf_owl.asp http://www.obitko.com/tutorials/ontologies-semantic-web/owl-example-with-rdf-graph.html...

Spatial Un-conferences

Our bi-annual SPATIAL un-conferences bring domain experts. The goal is to reach out to domain specialists to inspire and guide research on spatial information. Each edition will focus on applications of spatial information as a primary force to push the frontiers of Geographic Information Science, Spatial Cognition, and related fields. SPATIAL...

Research

The Center for Spatial Studies promotes excellence in interdisciplinary research, supporting spatial thinking in a variety of ways. We organize research-oriented events, such as the ongoing ThinkSpatial Brown Bag presentations for the local community and our annual Specialist Meetings. Our Help Desk provides technical support to researchers. Learn more about our Research Resources. Our current research projects are described below. Spatial...

Sitemap

Current sitemap of spatial.ucsb.edu. Community Relations Contact Location Credits Education Course Syllabi Freshman Seminar Imagine a nation of spatial thinkers Learning Resources Classics in Spatial Thinking Distorted Maps Map Projections Online Map Viewers and Map Making R programming language Spatial Concepts Spatial Data & Map Links Spatial Reasoning in the Arts and Sciences TeachSpatial UCSB Mapping Resources Virtual Globes Spatial...

Our vision

The vision of the Center for Spatial Studies is that spatial thinking and computing serve all disciplines and support trans-disciplinary problem solving. The Center mission is to engage in interdisciplinary research and education in how people and technology solve spatial problems in the natural and social sciences, and in the humanities and the arts. To progress toward its vision and implement its mission, the Center supports research and...

Imagine a nation of spatial thinkers

Imagine a nation of spatial thinkers Spatial thinking TRANSFORMS the way we solve problems. It shows us SOLUTIONS. It opens up new POSSIBILITIES. It leads to new CONNECTIONS in sciences and the arts. Most of us have been taught to think and talk about the world using words, lists, and statistics. These are useful tools, but they do not come close to telling the full story. Thinking spatially opens the eye and mind to new connections, new...