The University of Florida Fort Lauderdale REC Geomatics program will be participating in the South Florida GIS Expo on 10/8 and 10/9. GIS students and professionals throughout southeast Florida congregate […]
The Florida Surveying and Mapping Society‘s Miami Dade Chapter is hosting a ‘Nostalgia’ meeting to bring together multiple generations of surveyors and mappers for a celebration of the profession. The FSMS […]
Starting Wednesday August 26th, Dr. Ben Wilkinson and Dr. Grenville Barnes will be co-teaching a semester-long Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) course entitled “Geospatial Applications with Smaill UAS.” Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, […]
Adam Benjamin will be presenting his recent project entitled, “Improving Teaching and Extension at UF through Vegetation Mapping,” at the ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC) in San Diego, CA on July […]
Daniel Steiner, a recent M.S. graduate from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, was awarded the 1st place in the annual AGEO (Austrian Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information) student competition […]
Levente Juhasz and Daniel Steiner will both be presenting recent research papers with Dr. Henry Hochmair at the upcoming GI_Forum in Salzburg, Austria (July 7th through July 10th). Details below. Steiner, […]
About FLREC Geomatics
Welcome to the home of the Geomatics Program at the Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center! Our degree programs cover a broad spectrum of geospatial subject areas including professional surveying, geographic information systems, global positioning systems (GPS), photogrammetry, cartography, geodesy, mapping, geographic information sciences (GIS), remote sensing, integrated land studies, land development, and environmental assessment.
Our program reaches students in the South Florida area including Broward, Miami Dade, Palm Beach, Monroe, Collier, Martin, Okeechobee, Indian River, and St. Lucie counties. From right here in your community, we offer a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Geomatics from the University of Florida.
Incoming students have graduated from local colleges or other universities with backgrounds ranging from Engineering to Natural Resources. If you are a prospective student, please look around this site at the many opportunities that are available.
This degree program leads to diverse and well-paying professional career opportunities. A number of scholarships, internships, and assistantships are available to get you there.
Please feel free to contact us to schedule an advising appointment and explore your options. We look forward to hearing from you!