The Center for Spatial Studies was founded at UCSB in 2007 with the vision that spatial thinking and computing serve all scientific disciplines and support trans-disciplinary problem solving.
Specialist Meetings hosted and sponsored by the Center promote intensive discussion on themes related to theoretical issues, technological developments, and applications of geographical information science and spatial thinking in science and society. Such meetings are often catalysts for new research and teaching programs, new software developments, and funded research initiatives. Position papers, selected presentations, and final reports from these meetings are archived on eScholarship for public access.
This series also includes reports on workshops and conferences hosted, sponsored, or co-sponsored by the Center for Spatial Studies. Notices of future events are posted at spatial.ucsb.edu.