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  • Fieldwork-why we do what we do!

    Humidity, spider webs, bear scat: all can be found in eastern Kentucky deep into summer. And despite these things, the sentiments expressed around fieldwork for geographic research include: “Fieldwork is why…

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  • Campus Tree Tour

    The University of Louisville Center for GIS teamed up years ago with the sustainability efforts on campus to create a walking tour of 31 trees of interest on U of L’s Belknap Campus. Check out the latest refresh of our story map detailing the significance of our essential urban canopy!

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  • Remembering the Greatest: Muhammad Ali Storymap Collaboration

    Working as part of the multidisciplinary team, the Center for GIS designed a rich interactive experience featuring art around Louisville dedicated to The Greatest, Muhammed Ali.

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  • FAQs

    "GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map, such as streets, buildings, and vegetation. This enables people to more easily see, analyze, and understand patterns and relationships," according to National Geographic (and we agree!).

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  • Our Facilities

    Housed within the Department of Geographic and Environmental Sciences in Lutz Hall, the Center for GIS maintains a full array of hardware and software resources to support collaborative GIS-based teaching,…

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Welcome to the UofL Center for GIS

Welcome to the University of Louisville’s Center for GIS Home Page! Through channels of teaching, research, and community engagement, our mission at the ULCGIS is to provide access, instruction, and applications in geospatial technologies. The resources of the Center for GIS are available to professional staff, students, and faculty. The Center for GIS staff and faculty are available to assist UofL administrators, faculty, and the community at large in all aspects of geospatial research.

We invite you to explore the variety of applications for GIS across our community and beyond. Get to know our history and evolution as a Center, our academic impact and educational offerings, and our versatile involvement in the campus community and beyond.

For 25 years, the University of Louisville Center for Geographic Information Sciences has served the UofL community by supporting the collaborative and creative application of geospatial technology in teaching, research, and community engagement. The ULCGIS puts the power of maps into the hands of UofL students, faculty, and staff to understand, address, and communicate the big challenges that we face as a local, and global community.

Fieldwork-why we do what we do!

Humidity, spider webs, bear scat: all can be found in eastern Kentucky deep into summer. And despite these things, the sentiments expressed around fieldwork for …

Campus Tree Tour

The University of Louisville Center for GIS teamed up years ago with the sustainability efforts on campus to create a walking tour of 31 trees …
Muhammad Ali mural in Smoketown neighborhood, Louisville, KY

Remembering the Greatest: Muhammad Ali Storymap

Working as part of the multidisciplinary team, the Center for GIS designed a rich interactive experience featuring art around Louisville dedicated to The Greatest, Muhammed …
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