GIS Laboratory and Service Center
Torrey Hall, Room 223
University of Maine at Machias
116 O’Brien Avenue, Machias, Maine 04654
The GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Laboratory and Service Center at the University of Maine at Machias, with support from partners such as the Washington County Council of Governments and the Downeast Conservation Network, provides interactive online maps for local communities. The center maintains an index of these maps on a Google website.
The laboratory is the center of GIS training at UMaine Machias, offering world-class instruction to students via in-person and distance learning courses.
Students interested in studying GIS can pursue multiple pathways, including a four-year major in environmental geographic information science, introductory and advanced GIS certificates, and a GIS minor. In addition, GIS is incorporated into the curriculum of all environmental and biological science programs at the university.