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Central Valley Geosummit 2020
This all-day event brings together state and regional GIS experts, educators, graduate students, and faculty using GIS and geospatial technology in their research. Community members interested in GIS...
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GIS Events @ SpARC

Feb 24 2020 - 3:00pm
Apr 3 2020 - 10:00am


SpARC Lab Hours


Spring 2020 Hours

Starting January 21st, 2020

Monday  - Thursday 10am - 4pm

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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 (@)  Hours and days subject to change without notice. SpARC is closed during all school holidays.



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.