Geospatial Teaching Lab
The department maintains a geospatial teaching lab for its courses in cartography, GIS, remote sensing and programming. The lab has 25 student computers, a complete SMART Podium instructional console, connectivity for personal laptops, and is both wired and wireless. Instructional and research software and equipment includes: ArcGIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, ENVI, Pathfinder Office, HP Designiet 800ps Plotter, Color/BW Laser Printers, NuVision 3D Glasses, Trimble ProXH total station, and the department's servers.
Adjacent to the teaching lab is a Geospatial Research Lab with a similar configuration of software and twelve workstations, flatbed scanners, slide image scanners, plotter and printers. The lab is reserved for faculty and student use and is accessed only via an electronic keypad.
Associated with these labs is our Digital Visualization Lab which supports a Mac workstation, a slide scanner, and software packages for producing HD video. The lab is also equipped with Canon and Sony HD video recorders and a complete assortment of support equipment for field work.