South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region is one of the richest repositories of plant life in the world. Now, a team of scientists including UB biogeographer Adam Wilson has won a United Nations data prize for creating a digital tool for monitoring threats to this biological jewel.
The NCGIA was founded in 1988 as a National Science Foundation center for research in geographic information and its related technologies. The Center is based at three sites in the United States: here at Buffalo (NCGIA-Buffalo), at the University of California at Santa Barbara (NCGIA-UCSB), and at the University of Maine (NCGIA-Maine).More about NCGIA-Buffalo.
Department of Geography and Resource Management & Institute of Space and Earth Information Science
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
GIS, after continual development in last 60 years, has been widely used in various fields by researchers, governmental officials, businessman, and many professionals and non-professionals.