SpARC Lab Hours

Spring 2017 Hours until May 11th

Monday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday - 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday - 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

*** if you need to use SpARC outside these hours, please contact sparc (@) ucmerced.edu ***



If you need labratory resources this semester, please contact Erin Mutch, SpARC Manager at 

emutch (@)ucmerced.edu

or use the webform to 

Contact SpARC


Drop-in hours for SpARC are for access to GIS software and hardware. For technical support and project consultations, please set up an appointment by contacting sparc (@) ucmerced.edu. 



Goals & Mission

  • SpARC is 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 leads faculty and community partner grants for research and other activities with a spatial aspect and collaborate on ongoing projects.
  • SpARC supports expanded undergraduate curriculum in geography and spatial sciences.


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






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