The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics myPolyU LSGI Facebook LSGI Wechat
Font Extra Large Size Large Size Normal Size

Laboratory for Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems Laboratory is a multi-discipline laboratory for research and teaching in the area of Geo-Informatics. The Laboratory covers the disciplines of geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing, virtual reality and database management systems. In GIS area, the Laboratory is equipped with software such as Arc/Info 8.1 (three sets ,including the major extension modules), ArcGIS 9.2, Microstation and Idrisi. In the area of remote sensing, the Laboratory is equipped with ER-Mapper 7.0 floating. Other software are Civil Inroads suite, Mathlab 6.1, Visual Studio 2005, Ortho maker, Mono mapper, Stereo maker, Stereo mapper, Star-Net demo etc..

There are 16 PC workstations in the Laboratory. The workstations are Dell Pentium 4 CPU with 3.GHz and with one Gbyte Ram installed. These workstations are linked to each other through network. Other hardware includes an A0 size color HP 800ps DesignJet and A4 double-sided printers.

A0 size color HP 650C DesignJet plotter

A0 size Calcomp 9500 digitizer

Research Activities

The LSGI is very active in research activities. It hosts research centres which focus on geomatics, remote sensing and urban hazards. Find out more.

LSGI Distinguished Lecture Series

Current Students & Alumni

The LSGI Department has close ties with the industry and a large alumni network through which career opportunities are offered:

HTML Hit counters

Since 11 Jan 2010

Copyright ©2010 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. All Rights Reserved.