Nighttime Light Pollution

SSI's Travis Longcore is featured Science Magazine.

Eco-Driven Scholar

SSI’s Darren Ruddell shares how spatial sciences help address global environmental challenges on Earth Day 2016

GEOINT Connections

USC Spatial Sciences Institute hosts NGA, USGS, and USGIF leaders to kick off SSI’s designation as a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences

Mapping a Geospatial Career

Geospatial Summit speakers offer tips for becoming a successful geospatial professional

Spatial technology opens a window into history

SSI Professor Yao-Yi Chiang is featured on USC.edu

New master’s in spatial sciences focuses on big data

SSI partners with Viterbi’s Computer Science Department to offer new M.S. in Spatial Informatics.

Visualizing pollution with GIS

SSI's Travis Longcore is featured Directions Magazine

Mapping Religious Institutions

10 USC undergraduate students used an SSI app to map Southern Californian religious institutions

A New SSI Professor

Decorated U.S. Army Colonel Steven D. Fleming joins Spatial Sciences Institute.

A Space for Health

Spatial Sciences Institute and Keck School of Medicine launch GeoHealth as part of the online Master of Public of Health degree.

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SPATIAL SCIENCES INSTITUTE: THE SCIENCE OF “WHERE”

We see the world differently: we view it through a spatial lens. With the power of spatial thinking, we as faculty, researchers, and students connect place and space to help address global challenges. As the hub of spatial thinking and analysis at USC, we partner with researchers, businesses, non-profits, NGOs, and other entities to analyze, model, and visualize location-based data. blankThrough our innovative General Education courses, Spatial Studies minor, B.S. in GeoDesign, Geographic Information Science and Technology Graduate Programs, M.S. in Spatial Informatics, and Ph.D. in Population, Health and Place, we develop the next generation of spatial thinkers, empowering them with capabilities to solve real-world issues. Our internationally-recognized faculty contribute to the rapidly-evolving body of geospatial knowledge. Connect, compute, and collaborate with us. Learn More