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GIS In Action

The links on this page provide many examples of how GIS and geospatial technology is used in research and professional applications, and how it is being used by Buffalo State faculty, staff and students.
Additionally, links are provided for GIS jobs and local GIS Associations



GIS at Buffalo State

Mary Perrelli and Dr. Wende Mix presented at the recent SUNY IITG conference on a grant to develop GIS course modules for introductory science and social science courses. Check out the blog post here


Dr. Tang presented "GIS enabled spatial analysis of environmental pollution impacts on human health" at this years Middle States Geography Conference


GIS Jobs

There are numerous websites to explore GIS employment:


New York GIS Association- Best for New York and surrounding states

ESRI- Many opportunites available nationally and internationally

The GIS Job Clearinghouse - Best national and international GIS job site

GIS Jobs

USAJobs- the Federal Governments official job site

GEO Job Source



GIS Associations

WNYGIUSUG/NYGIS Association   The Western New York GIS Users Group is a group of local professionals whose aim is to foster and encourage GIS technologies, advocate GIS use and development, and provide the WNY GIS community with sharing and learning opportunities.  Their membership is now linked with the New York State GIS Association.


To become a member visit and select WNYGISUG/NYSGISA Student ($10) or Professional ($15).



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GIS Tech Hub

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Classroom Building A221
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-3699