GIS Facility Information

Computational Environment

The Facility maintains a computing environment dedicated to GIS and spatial analysis applications. Space is limited in the lab, but walk-in users are welcome to use the computers if they are available. Software and hardware include:

Software in 218 Durham

  • ArcGIS Pro and extensions
  • ArcGIS CityEngine
  • ArcGIS Drone2Map
  • QGIS
  • Other spatial analysis software

Software is available for ISU faculty, staff, and students. Please see the software page for more information.

GPS Information

The GIS Facility has GPS units available for checkout for 7 days at a time. An ISU identification card is required for checkout. Please contact Josh Obrecht ( if you are interested in checking out one of the GPS units.

Trimble GPS Units

Garmin GPS Units