Research Projects

student projects

  • Enterprise Zone Mapping Project, funded by the Illinois Department of Revenue and Department of Commerce and Economic OpportunityThis project aids these IL State Departments in digitizing and editing enterprise zone GIS data for future usage in a GIS web application utilizing a geocoding service.
  • Franklin’s Ground Squirrel Research

    In collaboration with Dr. Tih-Fen Ting from the Department of Environmental Studies at UIS, the GIS Lab is providing data collection support on Franklin’s Ground Squirrel research through the usage of ArcGIS Online’s ‘cloud services’. This new service allows for automated data collection using smartphones. Utilizing ArcGIS’s smartphone application, data are uploaded simultaneously from the field to the computer, which helps steamline the process of data entry and management.