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
Ir Dr. Wallace Lai delivered a talk in the Workshop on "Non-destructive Damage Assessment and Environmental Measurement Methods" in Germany
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The LSGI is very active in research activities. It hosts research centres which focus on geomatics, remote sensing and urban hazards. Find out more.