Rocky Mountain URISA

The Association for GIS Professionals

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Rocky Mountain URISA


Rocky Mountain URISA is a regional chapter of URISA International, providing a cooperative environment of geospatial professionals, users, and students to communicate and advance, as a unified group, the status and level of effectiveness of GIS use in the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

URISA Int'l is a non-profit, volunteer-based, leading provider of learning and knowledge for the geospatial professional, connecting great ideas and great people to inspire leadership and achievement.  URISA Int'l strives to provide exceptional educational experiences, a vibrant and connected community, and the essential resources needed to be successful in one's career.  URISA Int'l is a multidisciplinary association where all parts of the spatial data community come together to share concerns and ideas.

  • Mission: Leadership in Geospatial Professional Development
  • Focus: Serving the GIS professional, not only in government but across industries.

Scholarships 2013

This year we received 15 applications for our annual GIS scholarship awards. Applications came from six universities, seven different disciplines, and all the states of the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and New Mexico. The winners are: Amir Siraj, University of Denver, Department of Geography: Pathogen Spread and Rural Mobility, and Charlotte Gabrielsen, University of Wyoming, Ecosystem Science & Management: Characterizing the effect of climate change on wetland hydroperiod and biodiversity across the US Plains and Prairie Pothole Region. A hearty congratulations to our winners and to all who submitted applications, thank you.

The chapter thanks Christopher M. Nicholson, Director, Water Resources Data System & Wyoming State Climate Office, University of Wyoming, for coordinating our scholarship effort.


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