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9th Annual Geospatial Summit

Geospatial information exerts a growing global influence

Preventing Genocide

Spatial scientists use satellite technology to detect and — eventually — prevent genocide

World-Class Honors:

SSI’s Carrie Steves takes 2018 UNIGIS International Prize

SSI’s Yuanbin Cheng wins ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Award

Yao-Yi Chiang’s Spatial Computing Lab continues award-winning streak

Documenting Human Rights Violations

USC Spatial’s Andrew Marx and his team use smallsat algorithms to detect genocide

The Bowtie Parcel and the LA River:

Travis Longcore’s historical ecological study is guiding conservation and habitat restoration efforts

USC Spatial Students Shine in LA Mayor’s DATALA Summer Academy Symposium

GeoDesign students contribute to improving City of Los Angeles services

Esri Science Symposium

John Wilson and Cyrus Shahabi were featured at the Esri User Conference
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SPATIAL SCIENCES INSTITUTE: POWER OF PLACE + SPACE

We see the world differently: we view it through a spatial lens and use “where” 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. Our internationally-recognized faculty contribute to the rapidly-evolving body of geospatial knowledge. Through our innovative academic programs, we develop the next generation of spatial thinkers, empowering them with capabilities to solve real-world issues.

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