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Eye in the Sky


Grant Twilley, a GIS Program alumni, has been hard at work since his 2015 graduation!

He is currently flying around the world as a specialist in Light Detection and Ranging. To read more about his awesome projects click here!

Historic Quail Habitat 


A student intern of the GIS Program is working with Dan Small from the Center for Environment & Society to understand changes in landscape on the eastern shore since the 1960s.  

To aid Smalls research in quail restoration the student intern will be using historic imagery, digitizing it, and comparing it to recent imagery to understand changes in landscape. This will correlate with historic and current bird survey data.    

Helping Women in Crisis 


Professor Rachel Durso of Washington College is working with the GIS program to help local women in crisis with their battle against domestic violence.

Durso and the GIS program have partnered with the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence (MSCFV). The Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant will help support a variety of services for domestic violence victims. To read more about this project click here.