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Spring 2018 Hours@ SpARC 9am - 3pm
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SpARC Events

Sep 5 2018 - 12:00pm
Sep 14 2018 - 12:00pm


SpARC Lab Hours

Summer 2018 Hours

By Appointment Only

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Fall 2018 Hours

Mon -Thurs 11am - 5:30pm

Friday 11am - 3pm 

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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 (@) 



View of Social Sciences and Humanities Building (SSM)


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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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 collaborates on ongoing projects.
  • SpARC supports expanded undergraduate curriculum in geography and spatial sciences.