photo collage of geospatial analysis field and lab activities, as well as layered maps

As of Spring 2020, GAC is a virtual center due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. Student, faculty, and staff access to data and/or computing can be done via VPN. Requests for research and geospatial outreach should email Dr. Jessica McCarty ( Requests for access to data and VPN can be sent to Ms. Robbyn Abbitt (

Student Spotlight

photo of Abby Heublein"Urban and regional planning relates primarily to the mechanisms that go into building a city, and when you add the sustainability angle, you develop a new question of how to make a city greener and more efficient. This is very interesting to me, because I am constantly thinking of the connections between people and their environment."

- Abby Heublein, Class of 2021

Read what Abby and others had to say about GAC and Miami.