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About the Lab

Established in 1988, the InfoGraphics Lab is a cartography and geospatial technologies facility housed in the Department of Geography. The Lab serves the Department and the University community of faculty, staff, and students through research support, instruction, and service. We also work with outside collaborators including government agencies, other universities, NGOs, nonprofits, and the private sector.

Our primary areas of expertise include:

  • Cartography and data visualization
  • Atlas design
  • Geospatial analysis (GIS)
  • Cartographic education
  • Web mapping
  • Consulting for faculty research proposal development

The InfoGraphics Lab is staffed by experienced, highly-skilled cartographers, designers, analysts, and developers that support academic and research pursuits of university PIs, as well as provide formal and informal instruction to students. Undergraduate and graduate students are employed on Lab projects and activities.

The InfoGraphics Lab is equipped with a wide of assortment of geospatial tools for cartography, data visualization, spatial analysis, and website development, including Esri ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Cloud, Natural Scene Designer, Carto, and an assortment of web map development tools.

Our efforts have garnered multiple awards for cartography and content from organizations including the Association of American Geographers, Association of American Publishers, Cartography and Geographic Information Society, Esri, the International Cartographic Association, The Wildlife Society, the Wyoming State Historical Society, and others.