About Us

The ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region is comprised of public, private, and academic professionals dedicated to the advancement of the geospatial profession. The Western Great Lakes Region of the ASPRS is one of sixteen regions nationwide and consists of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Indiana, and northern Illinois. There are currently five universities with ASPRS student chapters in the Western Great Lakes Region: Indiana State University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Minnesota, Michigan Technological University, and Northern Michigan University.

Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving thousands of professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies.

Come and explore our association and meet your professional and student peers. ASPRS offers excellent networking opportunities, career opportunities and continuing education. Learn what our society can do for you and what you can do for your geospatial profession!

Who Are We?

We are nearly 200 geospatial professionals working in private industry, academia, government, and non-profits throughout the Great Lakes Region.  We are experts in remote sensing, photogrammetry, LiDAR, global positioning systems, cartography, and geographic information systems.  Want to learn more? Please contact any of our officers!

Membership Distribution – Western Great Lakes (May 2014)