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Bruins vs. Trojans: Map Battle for Puerto Rico

USC Dornsife undergrads will complete against UCLA spatial students in the first annual Battle of Maps. The stage is set for Wednesday, November 15th (international GIS Day), from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It's perfect SSI precursor for the Big Game that Saturday! USC Spatial Science Institute students will gather in the Polymathic Innovation Lab…
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Esri Science Symposium

John P. Wilson, USC professor of sociology and spatial sciences, and Cyrus Shahabi, USC professor of computer science and electrical engineering, were two featured GISCientists on stage at the first Esri Science Symposium held on June 28, 2016 in conjunction with the Esri User Conference and Esri Education GIS Conference in San Diego, California. Wilson,…
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Longcore research awarded Zumberge grant

Travis Longcore, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Biological Sciences and Spatial Sciences, is part of an interdisciplinary team researching the linkages between landscape conditions, genes, and growth traits to help provide the crops that will grow in the landscapes of the future. Under the helm of USC Dornsife Professor Sergey Nuzhdin, the team will use genome-wide analysis to…
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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 From the way first responders access a disaster site to how security forces protect human lives, geospatial intelligence or “GEOINT” has become fundamental to how we operate in the world. With…
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