Rocky Mountain URISA

The Association for GIS Professionals

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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 2016

Congratulations to this years scholarship winners!

1. Lynn Socha, University of Colorado Denver,  BA Geography, Bighorn Sheep Habitat Suitability Analyses in Glacier National Park Using Raster Overlay Techniques

2. Jesse Sprague, University of New Mexico, MS Geography, Developing a Methodology to Inventory Acequia Networks in New Mexico

3. Alicia Tyson, Colorado State University, PhD Earth Sciences/Watershed Science, Incorporating Perceptions of Use and Risk in Land Use/Cover Change Analysis for Watershed Management: Cuzco, Peru

A hearty congratulations to our winners and to all who submitted applications, thank you.



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