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Jul 1, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Projects | Research | Resources

The Center for Spatial Studies is creating an archive through the California Digital Library’s e-Scholarship initiative to preserve in perpetuity,and to enhance access to, the accomplishments and publications of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)…

FlowMapper

  Tobler’s Flow Mapper Background Geographical movement is of crucial importance. This is because much change in the world is due to movement; the movement of people, ideas, money, or material. One way of depicting and analyzing geographical movement is by way of geographical maps. A convenient and rapid method of displaying movement data on such maps is therefore very useful. A flow mapping program is one approach to this objective....

Gigalopolis

Project Gigalopolis Project Gigalopolis is the growing urban structure containing billions of people worldwide. Urban settlements and their connectivity will be the dominant driver of global change during the twenty-first century. Intensely impacting land, atmospheric, and hydrologic resources, urban dynamics has now surpassed the regional scale of megaloplolis and must now be considered as a continental and global scale phenomenon. Project...

Varenius

Project Varenius Project Varenius aims to foster research in the following areas of geographic information science: computational implementation of geographic concepts cognitive models of geographic space geographies of the information society For more information, visit Project...

Battuta

Project Battuta Project Battuta is an interdisciplinary research initiative to investigate the potential of emerging technologies and geospatial information resources to bring new functionalities to mobile field data collection. Research projects are underway in four main areas: Infrastructure designs to support use of geospatial information in heterogeneous mobile field computing environments Scientific software tools for sampling and...

Prior NCGIA Research Programs

Prior NCGIA Research Programs National Center for Geographic Information & Analysis The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis is an independent research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic information science and its related technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS). The three member institutions are the University of California, Santa Barbara; the University at Buffalo;...