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UCGIS Portfolio Web page


Welcome to the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) membership portfolio Web page for Texas State University!


UCGIS is a nonprofit organization of universities and other research institutions dedicated to advancing our understanding of geographic processes and spatial relationships through improved theory, methods, technology, and data.

Texas State is a comprehensive university with more than 35,000 students as of Fall 2014. The Department of Geography at Texas State is among the largest geography departments in the United States with 30 full-time faculty members, about 200 graduate students, and about 500 undergraduate students. The Department of Geography sponsors three internationally recognized research centers: The Texas Center for Geographic Information Science (TxGISci), and The Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education. The department has been actively involved in research and teaching in geographic information science (GIScience).


This portfolio consists of several pages: About us, Research, Teaching, People, Labs and Facilities, and Multidisciplinary Connections. These pages were developed based on templates provided by UCGIS.