GIST student fights disease

Graduate student Kelly Wright uses her training to fight tungiasis, a disease affecting millions

The Dark Side of Light

Watch Travis Longcore & Benjamin Banet ’18 discuss the effects of light pollution on marine wildlife

GeoDesign Speaker Series

Daily Trojan front page feature on SSI Series

Esri Science Symposium

John Wilson and Cyrus Shahabi were featured at the Esri User Conference

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

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.

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.

Partnering and Consulting

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Institute Research

The latest discoveries from our faculty & students

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