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Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 11:19

Recent wildfires in Southern California, most notably the Saddleridge Fire in the San Fernando Valley and the Sandalwood Fire in Riverside County, serve as reminders that many communities in the state are vulnerable to wildfire hazards.  While all Californians should be adequately prepared for

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 09:36

As an organization, Geospatial @ UCLA has several primary objectives, among which are (1) fostering the advancement of geographic information science (GIScience) through research, development, and scientific education, and (2) offering educational programs that prepare

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 20:10

As wildfires rage across Southern California, news media regularly report the sizes of the largest and most damaging fires in the region using acres as the unit of measurement.  But exactly how big is an acre?  While listening to the ongoing

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Monday, December 19, 2016 - 19:30

Current and prospective GIS students regularly inquire about prospects for employment in the geospatial technology industry and in related fields where GIS is useful. Fortunately for GIS job seekers, many projections from government agencies and market research firms alike point toward

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