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Open Access Publications from the University of California

The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) is an independent research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic information science and its related technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS). The three member institutions are the University of California, Santa Barbara; the University at Buffalo; and the University of Maine. The consortium was formed in 1988 in response to a competition for funding from the National Science Foundation, and continues to receive much of its funding from that source. Today, NCGIA stands as an international focus for basic research, especially in areas such as accuracy and uncertainty in spatial data, spatial cognition, and GIS modeling and representation. Its three sites attract short- and long-term visitors from around the world, and its educational programs address the needs of students at all levels.

This eScholarship repository (based on resources under the custodianship of the Center for Spatial Studies at UC Santa Barbara) holds reports, publications, and curriculum resources completed through initiatives of the NCGIA consortium (1988–1999). For more information, see:

There are currently no publications in this series "Publications by Affiliated Faculty, Researchers, and Associates".