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ENVI 5.2 Now Available

ENVI 5.2 + IDL 8.4 is now available to download for Harvard affiliates. More details can be found here:

ESRI Business Analyst 2014 US Data Now Available

The CGA now has the Business Analyst 2014 datasets available.  This includes over 18.2 million U.S. business and shopping center locations with sales volume, number of employees, and several more attributes.  Also included with this product are over 10,000 demographic and consumer market variables aggregated at the block group, tract, county, ZIP, and other geographies.  For more information and to access this data:

GIS Winter Institute 2015 Registrations Update

Acceptance notifications for our upcoming GIS Winter Institute (Jan 6th - Jan 16th 2015) have been sent out.   If you applied to attend this institute and did NOT hear back from us yet, please contact the Institute organizer as soon as possible, and let us know how your application was sent.      Organizer:  Sumeeta Srinivasan

Jason Ur Appointed as New Director of CGA

As of October 1st 2014, Jason Ur, Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology, has been appointed the Director of the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA).

CGA Designated as an Esri Development Center

The Esri Development Center (EDC) is a program for higher education, which confers special status and benefits upon a select few leading university departments that challenge their students to develop innovative applications based upon the ArcGIS platform. The Center for Geographic Analysis has been designated as an EDC as of February 2014.

NSF Launches Spatiotemporal Innovation Center

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry & University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) Program funded three universities (University of California at Santa Barbara, George Mason University and Harvard University) to establish the I/UCRC for Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications.