For Students

Department Facilities

The Geography Department houses a state-of-the-art research and teaching lab for GIS, Computer Cartography, Digital Image Processing, and Air Photo Interpretation. The lab currently features:

  • Networked system of forty-four advanced PCs
  • Color and black and white printers; scanners
  • Oversized cartographic plotter
  • GPS equipment
  • Software: Arc/Info, ArcView, ERDAS Imagine, ArcGIS, Surfer, AtlasGIS, MapInfo, ER Mapper, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

The Geomorphology and Weather and Climate Lab includes the following:

  • Wide variety of aerial photographs and satellite images
  • Twenty student stereoscopes and ten professional stereoscopes
  • Rock and mineral collection and dendrochronology cores
  • Large map collection

There is also a small SPSS and climatology computer lab in the Department.