Center for Geographical Studies

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Data Collection, Development, and Processing

Have a plan for a GIS project, but need data, equipment, or staff?

We can collect the necessary data needed to make your idea happen, build it into an efficient spatial database, and process the data in the best way to meet the project goals. Our expertise lies in data creation with a variety of projects focused on GPS surveys, orthorectification, and digitizing.      

Expert Consultation

Need advice on how to implement GIS or how GIS might be used to the best advantage?

Our faculty and staff can consult with you to turn your ideas and goals into a fully developed project and implement that project from beginning to end. We can provide assistance at a multitude of levels to help you implement your GIS.

Expert Training

Are you developing GIS at your school or company and need expert training?

We can provide you with a series of introductory training courses in GIS or create a customized training program to suit the needs of your organization. We have provided training at local community colleges and look forward to expand our training into new areas.

GIS Data Analysis

Need GIS data analyzed, but need technical assistance or ideas on the best methods?

We can take our data, or data you bring us and perform technical analysis to provide the necessary information for project guidance and decision making. The faculty and staff involved in the Center have years of training and experience in the analysis of spatial data.

Other Services

We can provide a variety of GIS and environmental services. These include:

  • Spatial data creation and conversion
  • Wetlands delineation
  • GPS surveying
  • Web-mapping application development
  • Customization of ArcGIS
  • Project management for data migration

  • Map production
  • Custom training
  • Graphic design, multimedia research
  • Geovisualization
  • Other related services.

  • We occasionally perform pro-bono work depending on the client, project, existing project workload and staff availability