MIL: News & Events

The Map & Imagery Laboratory News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Maps and Data Aid Earthquake Recovery

The earthquake in Nepal, as in other disastrous events, summoned and deployed many forms of aid from humanitarian agencies and networks around the globe.

Learn to Share Maps on the Web with ArcGIS Online (Feb. 12)

The Map & Imagery Lab and the UCSB Geography Club will present a workshop about ArcGIS Online, a Web mapping application accessible to all UCSB affiliates.

Holiday Night Lights!

Images from the Suomi NPP satellite reveal a spike in energy use during the holidays.

New GIS Data Sets Available

The Map & Imagery Lab has two new data sets available.

Construction Update 9/11/14: Map & Imagery Laboratory Doors are Open Again!

Life/fire safety construction continues around us but MIL is open again.

Tom Brittnacher, Geospatial Data Curator, Joins Library

This year the Library hired Tom Brittnacher, the first of a number of data curation subject experts, this one in the area of geospatial data.

NASA Images Reveal Dramatic Drought Impact on California

2014 is already California's driest year in 119 years of recorded history. NASA's satellite images show the state in 2011 and in 2014.

UCSB co-organizes WAML-UCLA

Map & Imagery Lab co-hosts the 2014 Western Association of Map Libraries annual meeting, September 3 - 7, 2014.

Ventura County GIS Data Available

Downloadable GIS data is available for a variety of applications for the County of Ventura

Women in GIS: On the Map!

In celebration of Women's History Month, we present a map showing women who work in GIS.