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.

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.

New Digital Topographic Data !

MIL is committed to collecting worldwide topographic mapping and data!

Isla Vista Bank Fire of 1970

Take a look at local history using the Map & Imagery Lab's air photo collection!

New Access Tool to our Whittier College Fairchild Aerial Surveys Photography

Newly published spreadsheet describes the FAS flights purchased from Whittier College in 2012.

HOT Volunteer Mappers Aid Philippines Relief Efforts

Crowdsourcing utilized through coordinated efforts of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to prepare for and assist in Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief efforts.

The Racial Dot Map of the U.S.

How diverse is your town? This map is an American snapshot; a visual representation of geographic distribution, population density, and racial diversity of the American people in every neighborhood in the entire country.

Aerial Photography Collection: Tea Fire

Among many fascinating parts of our aerial photography collection are photographs showing the devastating effects of the 2008 Tea Fire.