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Geospatial @ SLU

Saint Louis University has been at the center of the nation’s geospatial enterprise since the Corps of Discovery returned to St. Louis with maps of the Louisiana Territory in 1806. More than 200 years later, Saint Louis University continues to expand the frontier of geospatial science and technology through its Geospatial@SLU programs.

Livestream for Exciting Geospatial Announcement

April 21 at 11 a.m. (CT)

Saint Louis University has an exciting announcement that will strengthen St. Louis’s role as the nation’s leader in geospatial research, training, and innovation. Business, civic, and academic leaders from the region will join Saint Louis University to announce a new and ambitious initiative to move our geospatial sector forward. As a significant contributor to the growth and success of the St. Louis geospatial ecosystem, we invite you to join us for this milestone event hosted by Saint Louis University and Greater St. Louis, Inc.

About Geospatial@SLU

Geospatial@SLU brings together faculty and students from various disciplines to support and accelerate research, training and innovation in geospatial science and technology. Geospatial science is an interdisciplinary field that examines how location impacts a variety of complex issues. Researchers are applying geospatial insights to issues as broad as food and water security, climate change, economic development and inequity, and public health.

Geospatial@SLU provides students with hands-on opportunities in a variety of research areas. It also provides training opportunities to address the enormous demand for new geospatial researchers and analysts in the St. Louis area. St. Louis is poised to become a national hub of this multibillion-dollar industry. Geospatial@SLU is working alongside regional and national partners to make this a reality.

30+

undergraduate and graduate geospatial courses offered at SLU

$9.9M

active research funding and training contracts

$4.9B

in total regional economic activity of geospatial technology in St. Louis

27k+

jobs related to geospatial technology in St. Louis