The research group Environment and Geographical Information Technologies is linked to the University of Girona through the Institute of Environment and the Chair of Geography and Territorial Thinking.

Its activities started in year 1990 and it is driven by professor Anna Ribas Palom. The group develops its research within the areas of the human dimension of natural risks (specifically floods and droughts), the ordering of fluvial spaces, landscape ecology and the management of natural and agrarian areas.

Since 2005 it holds the recognition as a Consolidated Research Group from AQU as a member of the group "Water, territory and sustainability" constituted by researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Girona (chair: David Saurí Pujol).