We provide expertise and solutions to clients within CMU, as well as local and state governments and private companies, in the following areas:

  • GIS Database Development
  • Global Position Systems
  • Spatial Analysis, Statistics and Modeling
    • Geostatistics/Pattern Analysis
    • Species Distribution Modeling
  • Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
    • Geometric and Radiometric Corrections
    • Classifications including Feature Selection and Machine Learning Algorithms
    • Object-based Image Analysis
    • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Land Use/Land Cover Change Analysis
  • Cartography
  • Digital elevation and surface modeling

CGIS faculty and staff are a valuable resource providing insight, knowledge and experience acquired from real-world project management. Project services include:

  • Needs assessment
  • Implementation planning
  • Data acquisition
  • Maintenance and transaction strategies
  • Development and implementation of geospatial data and associated infrastructures

We welcome questions concerning projects of all scales and variety. Our broad base of expertise includes applications in local government, environment, business, utilities, demographic analysis and more.

CMU faculty​ and students are welcome to contact the CGIS for assistance with their research needs involving GIS or Remote Sensing. Consultations are free and long-term project fees will be assessed on a case-by-case basis