The Geoinformatics team at The Polis Center is renowned for its expertise in hazard risk mapping, analysis, and mitigation planning. Over the years, we have successfully developed GIS based Risk Assessments and DMA 2000 Mitigation Plans and led FEMA Risk MAP planning and...Read More
SAVI Community Information System in partnership with the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI recently produced a report that highlights significant gaps in life expectancy within Central Indiana communities. Worlds apart Two communities that are both...Read More
A Geographic Information Officer (GIO)–sometimes called a chief information officer or data manager–is responsible for managing geospatial data and related applications, such as GIS. At the state-level, a GIO’s role is essential for effectively coordinating...Read More
The IUPUI Office for Women has awarded Pam Blevins Hinkle, director of Spirit & Place Festival, “IUPUI Inspirational Woman” in its staff category. “It’s an honor to be recognized along so many talented women,” Blevins Hinkle said. “It’s a celebration of all the...Read More
The Polis Center’s Executive Director David Bodenhamer shares his expertise in spatial humanities in a recently published book, Deep Maps and Spatial Humanities. Part of the IU Press Series on Spatial Humanities, the book appeared in February 2015 and features essays that...Read More
Explore complex data on American religious history within this multimedia GIS framework.
New Opening! Polis is seeking an experienced candidate for the Director of Geoinformatics position.
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