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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.




March 2017: Bryan Runck wins a National Science Foundation grant to attend the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science Summer School in cyberGIS at the University of Illinois and to attend the UCGIS Symposium in Washington, D.C. 

February 2017: Chelsea Cervantes De Blois wins a Title VIII Fellowship for the study of 5th-Year Russian in the Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia.