GIS Facility Information: Closed - Working from home until further notice

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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 (ISU GIS software licensing information)

  • ArcGIS Desktop and extensions
  • ArcGIS Pro and extensions
  • ERDAS Imagine
  • Trimble Pathfinder Office, TerraSync, GPSCorrect for ArcPad, Positions
  • QGIS
  • Other spatial analysis software


  • Windows computers
  • HP 800PS 42" DesignJet color printer
  • Large format Graphtec 40" scanner

GPS Information

The GIS Facility has 14 GPS units available for checkout for 7 days at a time. An ISU identification card is required for checkout. Please contact Robin McNeely ( if you are interested in checking out one of the GPS units.

Trimble GPS Units

  • Juno 3B w/ TerraSync (2)
  • Juno 5 w/ TerraSync (2)
  • Geo7X w/ TerraSync (2)
  • GeoXT 3000 w/ TerraSync, GPSCorrect

Garmin GPS Units