Interdisciplinary University Centers, GIS

GIS is being used as a methodology application in a variety of research projects at UWM, several that are interdisciplinary in nature.

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are pursuing a wide range of basic and applied research studies and projects using a myriad of GIS applications. Here are some examples of UWM interdisciplinary research centers doing GIS research applications.

American Geographical Society Library - Golda Meir Library

Cartography and Geographic Information Science Center

Center for Architecture and Urban Planning Research

Center for Urban Initiatives and Research

Applied Research

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, we geocode, map and analyze spatial data.

Center for Urban Transportation Studies

Great Lakes WATER Institute


an environmental database providing water quality data, primarily Lake Michigan and tributary rivers in the Milwaukee region.