Vision

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The vision of the Center for Spatial Studies is that spatial thinking and computing serve all scientific 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. To progress toward its vision... Read more.

Research

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We strongly support interdisciplinary research projects. We organize research-oriented events, such as the ongoing ThinkSpatial brownbag talks for the local community and our annual Specialist Meetings. Our Help Desk provides technical support to researchers. Learn more about our Research Resources.

Education

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We promote spatial thinking and spatial literacy at the elementary, secondary, graduate, and postgraduate levels, offering a Freshman Seminar in Spatial Thinking and a unique Minor in Spatial Studies, as well as advanced training workshops for on- and off-campus Ph.D. students and researchers. Learn more about our Learning Resources.