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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 2019: HEGIS alum Chris Crawford appointed Research Physical Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey with a duty location at EROS in South Dakota.

February 2019: HEGIS member Brittany Krzyzanowski wins an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship for the 2019-20 Academic Year.