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Welcome to the Human-Environment Geographic Information Science (HEGIS) laboratory in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Society at the University of Minnesota.

We conduct research, education, and outreach centered on advancing Geographic Information Science (GISc) approaches to understanding human, natural, and human-environment systems.




August 2016: Chelsea L. Cervantes De Blois wins the Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship. Her achievments are recognized at the Celebrating University Women Awards program on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

June 2016: Maryia Bakhtsiyarava and Kathryn Grace win a MPC Research Collaboration Award for the project Comparative analysis of the relationship between climate variability, agricultural specialization and children's health: evidence from Kenya and Mali.