June 5, 2023
  • Jiwon Baik (2022-23 Excellence in Teaching Award)
  •  Evgeny Noi (2022-23 Excellence in Research Award)
  • Amelia Pludow (2022-23 David S. Simonett Memorial Award for Service)
  • Seonga Cho (2023 Jack and Laura Dangermond Fellowship)
  • Amelia Pludow (2023 Jack and Laura Dangermond Fellowship)
April 19, 2023

The Center for Spatial Studies is excited to announce that one of our Associate Directors, Dr. Alan Murray, has received the 2023 Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award

March 31, 2023

A brief farewell message from the current team of the Center for Spatial Studies and best wishes for the future

March 30, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Gengchen Mai was awarded the AAG 2023 J. Warren Nystrom Award for his dissertation on geographic question answering with spatially explicit machine learning models at the 2023 AAG general meeting in Denver, Colorado.

March 23, 2023

Organizers of the 4th Spatial Data Science Symposium, September 5–6, invite session proposals and papers

January 20, 2023

We welcome expressions of interest to present 3-minute talks on research, side projects, ideas, or other activities and experiences that feature a spatial perspective, broadly defined.

October 5, 2022

Are you concerned about the ethical use of geodata? That’s the focus of a new paper from The American Association of Geographers and its partners the Center for Spatial Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Esri.

October 3, 2022

The Third Spatial Data Science Symposium (SDSS 2022), hosted by the Center for Spatial Studies from September 22-23, drew participants from nearly 50 countries.

September 1, 2022

Through a partnership with Direct Relief, the NSF-funded KnowWhereGraph project supports a strategic approach to humanitarian response.

May 6, 2022

KnowWhereGraph is an open, cross-domain knowledge graph and associated toolset that rapidly raises the situational awareness of data scientists and decision makers by providing detailed area briefings for any place on Earth.