Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory

The Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory is a facility developed, maintained and served by faculty in the Geography Program.  It is located in the Physical Science Building, room 2020. The lab contains modern computer stations and current GIS, Remote Sensing and mapping software.  It is used to teach students the basics and advanced concepts of various components of the Geographic Information Sciences.  Students enrolled in courses taught in the GISci Lab are given special privileges for entry to the facility and are provided individual password-protected storage space on the GISci Lab server. 


The GISci Lab is Administered by:

  • Steven Di Naso, GISci Lab Coordinator, Co-Director of the EIU GISci Center
    (GIS/ GPS, Field Survey Methods)
  • David Viertel, GISci Lab Coordinator
    (Remote Sensing, Cartography)


Other participating faculty:

  • Barry Kronenfeld, (GIS, Cartography)
  • Betty Smith, (GIS, Latin America)


Featured GISci Laboratory Project

Five Mile House, Coles County, Illinois: Site Survey & Ground Penetrating Radar

Click on the image to view the results of the project presented in the film.