West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Center for GIS and Spatial Analysis
College of Business and Public Management
Business and Public Management Center
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Our Center has more than 10 years of experience providing mapping and spatial analysis services to the West Chester University community, local agencies and businesses. During that time we also developed strong partnerships with a broad community. Our clients include private agencies, communities, and private sector, such as Art Partners Studio, the Borough of Oxford, Borough of Parksburg, Borough of South Coatesville Brandywine Valley Association, Chester Chester Borough, Chester County Economic Development Couincil, Chester County Historical Society, the City of Harrisburg, East Bradford Township Forest Restoration Program, Fame Firestation Co, Gordon Natural Area, Marple Township, Natural Land Trust, New Castle County, Newtown Township, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Upper Makefield Township, and Philadelphia Water Department among others.
We have provided services in a variety of areas, including business analysis, census analysis, disaster and urban planning, georeferencing, raster analysis, hydrological modeling, ecological analysis, equity planning and assesment, spatial optimization, urban greening, and web mapping using a broad arrange of tools with public, private and our own generated data.
Some of our Faculty recent projects include an analysis of a Revitalization plan for the Borough of South Coastesville and Fair Housing Ammendments; a locational area analysis for the Fame Fire Station Company; coordination of the WCU Sustainability Advisory Council. For more information about our Faculty Research Projects visit our Department Faculty web site.
Faculty, staff, and graduate students have the expertise and commitment to serve the needs of our community.