GABBs is an NSF-funded project to create a powerful Web-based system that will allow researchers worldwide to manage, curate, share, analyze and visualize geospatial data for purposes ranging from predicting damaging floods to projecting climate change effects on the poor. The project builds geospatial data hosting, processing and sharing capabilities into Purdue’s HUBzero platform.


GABBs at Gateways 2020

The GABBs team will present four demos at this year's Gateways 2020 conference in the week of Oct. 19th: SWATShare: A Collaborative Cyberinfrastructure for Hydrologic Research and Education Using SWAT Model (Monday) IsoMAP - A Science Gateway for Isotopic Landscape Modeling...

Research Highlights


HydroGlobe provides hydrologists, educators and watershed managers instantaneous access to time series data for any watershed of interest. HydroGlobe takes care of the necessary data access, processing and aggregation behind the scenes.


Middle school students working with geospatial imagery and GABBs tools to learn research concepts at TOTAL summer camp in 2016 & 2017.


LeafSpec provides georeferenced plant physiological information from data collected in the field using hand-held sensors.


iData allows researchers to browse, discover, upload, share and publish their scientific data. The iData file browser supports metadata management, simple preview and scientific tool launch.

MultiSpec Online

MultiSpec is an image processing tool to display and analyze geospatial images that has been used by more than 600 researchers, teachers and students via

Data API

The data service API is used to enable field data collection from mobile devices and interoperability with other cyberinfrastructures.