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The Center for Geospatial Technology is an interdisciplinary center established to support the larger research, education, and service mission of Texas Tech University.

Our primary goal is to promote, facilitate, and support applications of geospatial technology (GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS) in interdisciplinary research, education, and community service.

The faculty, staff, and students associated with the Center are a dedicated group from diverse academic backgrounds.  What brings us together is a common interest in GIS, computers, mapping, and spatial analysis.  Please join us in this new age of global exploration and scientific discovery.


Geography of the Ogallala Aquifer in Texas

Ogallala Aquifer Water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer is widely used to support irrigated agriculture, livestock production and rural communities. This research explores the geography of the Ogallala Aquifer as a sreries of maps to better understand the physical characteristics of the aquifer and its relationship to the agricultural landscape.

Geographic Information Science & Technology

GIS Minor A new undergraduate minor in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) is now offered through the Department of Geosciences.  The department offers courses in geographic information systems, spatial analysis, advanced GIS, remote sensing, cartographic design, Internet mapping, and global positioning. Read more...

Welcome to the Geospatial Revolution

Senai, Japan Earthquake ApplicationGeospatial technology is a collective term used to describe geographic information systems, remote sensing, global positioning and Internet mapping.  To learn more, this is an excellent video series produced by PBS and Penn State University.