Department of Geography and the Environment

Study with Dr. Miller and Dr. Arima at the Summer GIS Institute

Thu, May 9, 2013
Study with Dr. Miller and Dr. Arima at the Summer GIS Institute

The Department of Geography and the Environment is pleased to offer special sessions through the Summer GIS Institute in 2013. The GIS Institute is inspired by the success of the SSI institute, which currently only offers an introductory GIS course. Interest from previous SSI participants encouraged the department to offer more in-depth sessions.

For more information and registration call (512)232-1595 or visit: 

Faculty include:


Jennifer A. Miller

Professor — Ph.D., San Diego State University/UC-Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor and Director of GIScience Center, Associated Faculty, Division of Statistics and Scientific Computing



Eugenio Arima

Professor — Ph.D., Michigan State University

Assistant Professor



Summer GIS Institute 2013

Advanced GIS A (Vector) and B (Raster)

Friday, May 24, 2013 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Open to faculty, graduate students, staff, and the general public. Aimed at people who currently use or wish to incorporate more environmental, health, and or socio-economic GIS into their work. Two tracks will focus on raster and vector GIS approaches separately.

GIS for the Classroom

Friday, June 28, 2013 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
& Saturday June 29, 2013. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Primarily for pre-service and practicing 6-12 Social Studies teachers, but with open registration to anyone wanting to use GIS as a teaching tool.

Registration will be capped at 25 per section.
Cost is $175 per session, and includes one boxed lunch.

Sessions will be held at the Julius Glickman Conference Center, University of Texas at Austin campus.

Glickman Center


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