Department Facilities | Geography, Environment, and Sustainability

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Department Facilities

The Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability 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-seven advanced PCs in Graham 111 and 104 GIS labs
  • Six workstations in the Remote Sensing Laboratory in Graham 116
  • 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 Teaching Lab (Graham 109) includes the following:

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

The Department also houses two dedicated research labs: The Carolina Tree-Ring Science Laboratory, and the Regolith Lab, which are used in faculty research and advanced teaching for upper division UG and graduate students (please go to the website tab “”Centers and Labs” for more information)