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Geospatial Analysis Center
  • Prehistoric archaeological analysis of the travel corridor along the Cloquet River system
  • HAZUS flood analysis in Dakota County, MN
  • Delineation of historic logging activity for pine and moose studies
  • GAC staff save misplaced duck and chicks
  • GIS mapping and analysis to provide the best potential trail alignment and amenity locations for the Lake Vermilion Trail
  • GIS of Culturally Significant Features, Spirit Mountain Area, Minnesota
  • City of Duluth Recreational Trail Map

News and Announcements


Stay tuned for GIS tutor hours in Kirby 389 this Spring!

Consider submitting a map (interactive or static) to the The U-Spatial Mapping Contest. This contest encourages students at the University of Minnesota to make provocative and innovative maps based on their work. This contest will award substantial prizes in different categories (over $3,000 in cash awards). see:

The 25th Annual MN GIS/LIS Conference and Workshops is October 7-9, 2015 in DULUTH!
Please consider applying to represent UMD in the Scholarship Competition at the conference (free registration to the conference and $200! See Stacey and read more

Don't forget to check out the job board in Cina 3rd floor periodically if you are looking for a job or internship. And be sure to joing GAC on Google+ (see link to left) It's not too early to think about summer.
Check out the GIS major.

UMN has a GIS help desk available to us:, (612) 624-7591. If you would like to follow U-Spatial activities directly, please see:

View the 2014 Brochure for the Center

The Geospatial Analysis Center is located in 324-326 Cina Hall on the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) campus. The Center's staff and its services contribute to the UMD Campus as an educational resource and as a research facility for cartographic and geographic information system (GIS) needs. GAC has a strong history of obtaining sponsored research and contract work in the form of external contracts, internal services, and sponsored research. The technical services provided by GAC staff include: spatial analysis, statistical analyses, data editing, and database management in GIS research. GAC's role in the research process also includes project design, identification of system and data needs, data acquisition, budget estimates, and oversight of the project.

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