As the Rim Fire continued to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, a former UC Merced student’s work related to the fire burned up the Internet in August 2013.

Summer 2014

We are avaialbe to meet with you to discuss your GIS needs, offer GIS consulting for research projects and instructional support

Please contact emutch@ucmerced.edu to set up an appointment. Drop-in hours for July are as follows:

July 21st: 12pm - 2pm

July 24st: 12pm - 3pm

July 25th 10am - 1pm 

July 28th: 12pm - 3pm

July 31st: 10am - 1pm



  • SpARC will Become the hub for spatial science research, analysis, education, visualization, spatial data archiving, and access to spatial science software and equipment for UC Merced and its partners.
  • SpARC will Lead faculty and community partner grants for research and other activities with a spatial aspect and collaborate on ongoing projects.
  • SpARC  Support expanded undergraduate curriculum in geography and spatial sciences.


The new Spatial Analysis & Research center is located in the new Social Sciences and Humanities Building (SSM) on the second floor room 209. 




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