Want to know more about GIS and what it can do for you and your research? Come join in SSM 209 to learn about the latest tools and techniques in GIS. Our two-hour first session on September 19th will provide an overview of the latest tools and techniques in GIS. Our second session four hour session, October 24th will focus on ESRI’s ArcGIS Online tools. Our final workshop will focus on Google Map Engine and Google Earth Engine. be Sponsored by Engineering Service Learning.
Are you interested in pursuing GIS work or projects with UC Merced and partners? Participate in our survey (5-10 min)
Introduction to Cartography and GIS - WH004 Karl Ryavec Lecture - Tues & Thurs 12:00 - 12:50 - SSM 104 Lab - Tuesday 1pm - 3pm - KOLLIG 202

Fall 2014

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

Please fill out this form to make an appointment or e-mail sparc@ucmerced.edu

 Drop-in hours:

Monday 11/24 12pm - 5pm

Wednesday 11/26 12pm - 5pm

Monday 12/1 12pm - 5pm

Tuesday 12/2 10am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm

Wednesday 12/3 12pm - 5pm

Days and times subject to change



  • 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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