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NSF Summer Research Fellow Positions

The NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center provides six summer research fellow positions (two for each site) this year for undergraduates. The undergraduates who are selected will be able to work at one of the three sites (George Mason, UCSB or Harvard) to participate in practical research projects related to spatiotemporal data study. Funding up to $8k will be provided to cover expenses, including lodging, meals and stipend, for each student.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 Available

The current release of ArcGIS 10.3 includes a series of improvements to geoprocessing functions,automation capabilities, in addition to many others. Read more about what's new in ArcGIS 10.3. To download the software, please click here.

ERDAS Imagine 2015 Now Available

The 2015 release of ERDAS Imagine and its associated software products from Intergraph (a part of Hexagon) is now available for any Harvard affiliates. More details at:

FME 2015 Now Available

FME 2015 is now available for Harvard affiliates with over 1,000 new features, and more possibilities for data integration. More information can be found here:

ENVI 5.2 Now Available

ENVI 5.2 + IDL 8.4 is now available to download for Harvard affiliates. More details can be found here:

ESRI Business Analyst 2014 US Data Now Available

The CGA now has the Business Analyst 2014 datasets available.  This includes over 18.2 million U.S. business and shopping center locations with sales volume, number of employees, and several more attributes.  Also included with this product are over 10,000 demographic and consumer market variables aggregated at the block group, tract, county, ZIP, and other geographies.  For more information and to access this data:

Jason Ur Appointed as New Director of CGA

As of October 1st 2014, Jason Ur, Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology, has been appointed the Director of the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA).

CGA Designated as an Esri Development Center

The Esri Development Center (EDC) is a program for higher education, which confers special status and benefits upon a select few leading university departments that challenge their students to develop innovative applications based upon the ArcGIS platform. The Center for Geographic Analysis has been designated as an EDC as of February 2014.