Lightning Talks

Intended as an inspirational session, the Lightning Talks are a series of delicious, rapid-fire talks on spatially-flavored topics. Each presenter is allotted three minutes to develop a topic. 2015 Lightning Talks View All Videos | View Flyer | View Program Fourteen new and returning speakers made the fourth annual Lightning Talks a success. Kitty Currier organized the event, which took place at Mosher Alumni House on February 25, 2015. Tommy...

Vertices Newsletter

Spatial@ucsb, The UCSB Center for Spatial Studies, is an innovative, university-wide resource and research center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Its mission is to facilitate the integration of spatial thinking into processes for learning and discovery in the natural, social, and behavioral sciences, to promote excellence in engineering and applied sciences, and to enhance creativity in the arts and humanities. Spatial@ucsb is...

UCSB Academic Minor in Spatial Studies

Course requirements Courses SUMMER 2015 View Minor flyer Course listings The Center for Spatial Studies is pleased to cooperate with the Department of Geography and the College of Letters and Science to provide advisory support for students who seek to complement their disciplinary majors with a Minor in Spatial Studies. Spatial Studies is framed as an interdisciplinary minor that recognizes the many disciplinary origins of innovations in...

Classics in Spatial Thinking

The foundations of spatial analysis span many disciplines over many generations of researchers and practitioners. CSISS Classics provides summaries and illustrations of major contributions to spatial thinking in the social sciences. Primary emphasis is given to research before 1980, with an attempt to capture and acknowledge the repository of spatial thinking in the social sciences for the last few centuries. The summaries, along with key...