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Man using GIS software in forest

February 04, 2019

Plot Your Future: 3 Career Paths for Environmental GIS Grads

Industries from ecotourism to energy production to conservation groups need accurate and reliable location data to guide their growth and decision making. Students with expertise in GIS are starting great careers by gathering, analyzing, and presenting valuable geographic data. Experience in Geographic Information Systems is in demand. Governments, NGOs, nonprofits, and small and large businesses… Read more »


December 01, 2017

How Big Data can Help us Understand Extreme Weather

Environmental GISciences can help us predict, track, analyze, and prepare for natural disasters The last few years have seen record-breaking climate-related weather extremes across the U.S. and beyond. This summer alone, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and countless others have been devastated by hurricane landfalls, and wildfires have destroyed millions of acres… Read more »