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Geoinformatics Teaching Laboratory

Location: N302 Ross (RN302) (Campus Map)

geoinformatics Teaching Lab

This space hosts computer labs and provides a work environment for students enrolled in Geography courses utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, and statistic. The facility is equipped with 31 workstations.

GIS encompasses the measurement, representation, manipulation, analysis and presentation of spatial data, while remote sensing involves the handling and analysis of imagery acquired from airborne or satellite platforms. Students participating in active GIS, remote sensing and statistic courses have access priority over those students not enrolled in our courses and program.

New computers and extended operational hours ensure an appropriate environment for research and completing assignments. geoinformatics Teaching LabKnowledgeable lab monitors are present for assisting with technical aspects
of the GIS and remote sensing programs.

Students who are registered for eligible classes are welcome in the lab, provided that facility rules and regulations are strictly followed.

Printing information:

Students wanting to print B&W documents can send their documents to printer "GIS NR302 B&W"; color documents should be sent to printer "GIS NR 302 COLOR". Current charges for black and white documents are $0.10 per page and color documents are $0.25. Printing must be paid for using a
YU card.

geoinformatics Teaching Lab


The Geoinformatics Teaching Laboratory is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturday 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM during fall and winter terms. During the summer term, the lab is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Please refer to the following schedule to determine availability.


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Lab Guidelines

  1. Students with classes have priority
  2. No eating or drinking (with exception of sealed bottles)
  3. Clean up after yourself
  4. Respect:
    • Privacy and confidentiality
    • No loud music

Useful Tips:

  1. Download assignment folder from the H: drive to your external memory device before you begin working on assignment.
  2. Save your work to your external memory device frequently to avoid losing your work.

Additional Resources

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Contact Information

Connie Ko
Department of Geography
York University
Ross North 302B
Ext 20290