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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 (163 Condon Hall). We serve the Department and the University community of faculty, staff and students; and the State of Oregon through the application of geospatial technologies, cartographic design, and geographic information science. We support research, instruction, and public service activities at the University.

Our primary areas of expertise include:

  • Cartography and Data Visualization
  • Atlas Design
  • Geospatial Analysis (GIS)
  • Cartographic Education
  • Application Development
  • 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 PI’s, 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/visualization, analysis, and application development, including Esri ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Cloud, Natural Scene Designer, Carto, and an assortment of application development tools.

Our efforts have garnered multiple awards for its work, including Esri awards for application development and Excellence in GIS, the Association of American Geography’s “Globe” book award twice; multiple “Best of Show” awards from the Cartography and Geographic Information Society; two “Prose” excellence awards from the American Publishers Association; and an “Award for Excellence in Cartography” from the International Cartographic Association.