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UW Consortium for Geographic Information and Analysis

The University of Washington Consortium for Geographic Information and Analysis (UWCGIA) is an organization for everyone at the UW who uses GIS, remote sensing, and related technolgies. This site, and its related page on GIS courses offered at the UW, provides links to people and units at the UW who are using these technologies, in an attempt to further collaboration with each other, and to share what we are doing with those outside the UW.

GIS data

WAGDA
A repository of GIS data at the UW Libraries

gis.ess.washington.edu
Another great repository of GIS data at the UW run by Harvey

Business Analyst Online (part of ArcGIS Online)

Buisness Analyst Online (BAO) is now part of ArcGIS Online (AGOL). If you want to use BAO you will first need an AGOL account. See the UW AGOL page for details. 

Once you have created your account, let the site administrator know that you want to be added to the BAO group. Make sure your message includes whether you are using the main UW AGOL subscription or the UW Supplemental AGOL subscription.

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ArcGIS 10.3.1 Is Available

ArcGIS 10.3.1 software is now available on the UW ArcGIS FTP site: ftp://software.gis.washington.edu/esri/. You can only access the FTP site from on campus or via VPN.

The 10.3.1 Desktop update requires an upgrade to the campus license servers. Lic-arcgis.gis.washington.edu has been upgraded and can serve 10.3.1 licenses. Other campus license servers may take a few days to get upgraded. If you have borrowed a license or have a stand-alone license the install should detect and upgrade those automatically.

ArcGIS 10.3 Is Available

ArcGIS 10.3 software is now available on the UW ArcGIS FTP site: ftp://software.gis.washington.edu/esri/. You can only access the FTP site from on campus or via VPN.

The 10.3 Desktop update requires an upgrade to the campus license servers. Lic-arcgis.gis.washington.edu has been upgraded and can serve 10.3 licenses. Other campus license servers may take a few days to get upgraded. If you have borrowed a license or have a stand-alone license the install should detect and upgrade those automatically.

ESRI User Conference Complimentary Registration request

2017 ESRI User Conference


This year's ESRI User Conference (once again in sunny San Diego, California) is coming soon. Dates are:

July 8-11, 2017 (Educational Conference)
July 10-14, 2017  (General Conference)