The Nation’s Leading Geospatial Research Collaborative Rooted in St. Louis and the Midwest
The Taylor Geospatial Institute serves as the central hub of the most comprehensive and holistic geospatial research community on Earth. Located in St. Louis, MO, the TGI comprises eight of the Midwest’s outstanding research institutions. Everything happens somewhere, and the science of location is more critical than ever in our interconnected world. We’re harnessing the power of partnership with industry, government agencies, and research entities to develop core geospatial science and foster research in related fields that will help tackle some of humanity’s greatest challenges.
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The Institute provides funding to advance geospatial science, including support for postdocs, visiting scholars, faculty, and collaborative research.
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SLU/TGI-hosted Headwall Hyperspectral Imaging Workshop Distills Knowledge, Attracts Talent
by Bob Grant ST. LOUIS — “Welcome to the geospatial capital of the world.” That was how Vasit Sagan, Acting Director of the Taylor Geospatial Institute, kicked off a two-day hyperspectral imaging workshop put on by Headwall Photonics and hosted by TGI at Saint Louis…
The Faces of TGI – J.S. Onésimo “Ness” Sándoval and Precision Geospatial Tracking of Societal Inequities
by Bob Grant ST. LOUIS — Dr. Ness Sándoval’s experience with spatial inequality runs deep. The Saint Louis University demography and sociology professor was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, a small town with a large Mexican-American community where his family put down…
Taylor Geospatial Institute Announces Inaugural Class of TGI Fellows
by Maggie Rotermund ST. LOUIS – The Taylor Geospatial Institute today announces the inaugural group of TGI fellows. The program enables TGI member institutions to recruit and retain distinguished researchers in geospatial science fields, develop the next generation of…
TGI Director Demonstrates Power of Collaborative Science to Shape National Policy and Funding on Global Positioning
by Maggie Rotermund ST. LOUIS – A resolution crafted by Vasit Sagan, Ph.D., acting director of the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI) and associate professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University, has spurred action by a federal…
Taylor Geospatial Institute Awards $1.7 Million in Seed Grants to Advance Collaborative Research
by Maggie Rotermund ST. LOUIS – The Taylor Geospatial Institute today awards its first $1.7 million in Geospatial Institute Seed Grant Program to stimulate Collaborative Research (GISCoR) grants to research faculty across its partner institutions. These seed grants…