Millions of abandoned oil and gas wells are buried in the U.S. under areas with houses, schools, and shopping centers. Historical aerial photography can reveal locations of abandoned wells before these areas were developed.
June 6, 2016
UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host an "Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS" workshop from 9 to 11 am Monday, May 23.
May 3, 2016
Fees charges for certain services will be increasing on April 22, 2016
March 21, 2016
UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host an "Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS" workshop from 11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, April 19.
March 18, 2016
During World War II, aircraft factories, fearing that they might be targets for Japanese bombs, covered their rooftops with fake "rooftop towns."
March 1, 2016
Join us February 17, 11am - 1pm in the Collaboratory for a hands-on workshop introducing Esri's newest desktop software. Seating limited!
February 8, 2016
The Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory and the Map & Imagery Lab host an afternoon of support for desktop GIS software.
December 1, 2015
UCSB's Center for Spatial Studies provides advanced GIS help in the Library
September 29, 2015
MIL displays a number of vintage maps showing the areas affected by the current surge in Syrian and other refugees into Europe. Also, California agricultural areas and their sources of water.
September 28, 2015
Software tools are available to help make maps legible to the colorblind.
September 3, 2015