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The mission of CEGIS is to:

  • Provide leadership to identify, conduct, and collaborate on GIScience research issues of national importance
    • Provide timely, efficient, and intelligent access to new and archived USGS geographic data needed to conduct science and support policy decisions.
    • Develop innovative methods of modeling and information synthesis, fusion, and visualization to improve our ability to explore geographic data and create new knowledge.
    • Develop credible and accessible geographic research, tools, and methods to support decision making related to the human and environmental consequences of land change.
  • Assess, influence, and recommend for implementation technological innovations for geospatial data and applications.
  • Maintain world class expertise, leadership, and a body of knowledge in support of the NSDI.


Geographic Information Science - USGS
A Research Agenda
for Geographic Information
Science at the
United States
Geological Survey



GIO/NGPO

CEGIS 2007 Prospectus Proposals

Elevation Derivatives for National Applications

CEGIS: Past and Present

CEGIS Bibliographies

CEGIS Conference Proceedings Holdings on CD

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