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Natural Resources Assessment Group

Aerial photo interpretation -- GIS lab. change detection in land planning, forestry, agriculture, environmental conservation, and natural resource management. Digital Transfer Scope (Optem) & workstation, ArcView input

Department(s): 

Plant Soil and Insect Sciences
Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

Natural Resources and the Environment

Contact: 

Peter Veneman

Location: 

11 Stockbridge Hall

Resources: 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)workstations, maps

Availability: 

Private

Research: 

Geographic Information and Analysis

OGIA offers simplified contractual and purchasing mechanisms for small, short term projects for both on and off campus organizations that are based on a schedule of University Trustee approved fees for GIS technical services. Most short term services are provided at a base rate of $20 per hour that includes the cost of the technical service provider and the GIS resources that make those services possible.

Department(s): 

Environmental Institute
Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

Vice Provost for Research

Contact: 

Dennis Swartwout, Jack Ahern

Location: 

105 Hasbrouck Lab

Resources: 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Availability: 

Public

Research: 

Earth Science Information Office

The Earth Science Information Office provides various types of maps and other cartographic information, including aerial photographs and space images available from federal, state, and local governmental agencies, and from private sources.

Department(s): 

Environmental Institute
Shared Resource

Contact: 

Dennis J. Swartwout

Location: 

Blaisdell House

Resources: 

Aerial Photos, Wetland Topographic and Geologic maps

Availability: 

Public

Research: