GIS Community Resources

GIS Community Resources


Research Bazaar - Tucson, Arizona

We support an ample community of researchers from diverse areas and levels of expertise. Whether you are just starting to learn programming or you are already an expert, we have a place for you!

UA Data Science Institute

Fostering the next generation of data-driven research by encouraging university-wide interdisciplinary collaboration, gaining external visibility, developing industry alliances, and increasing funding for UA research.

 UA GIS Users Group (UAGISUG) 

A network of GIS users from University-wide affiliates who come together to share technical expertise on GIS issues.

UA Drone Discussion Group

User group for information on all things drones.


The Arizona Geographic Information Council (AGIC)

The mission of AGIC is to coordinate the development and management of geographic information in Arizona, to address problems, develop plans, and manage the natural, economic and infrastructure resources of the state.

Women in GIS - Arizona

Fostering relationships and resource sharing among women in GIS throughout Arizona. A professional and social organization as well as an advocacy group for women and their allies.

OpenStreetMap US

Over 1 million mappers work together to collect and contribute data to OpenStreetMap, many of them in the United States.

Maptime Tucson

Maptime is an open learning environment for all levels and degrees of knowledge, offering intentional educational support for the beginner.

Esri Community

A global community of Esri users where you can find solutions, share ideas, and collaborate to solve problems with GIS.


Celebrating & connecting marginalized communities; using GIS to investigate social issues & empower change.

GIS Discord

Server to share your projects, maps, or questions about ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro or QGIS, whether you are just starting or work with GIS professionally.