The Center for Geographic Information Science facilities are available to all CMU students and faculty. Students wishing to use the GIS Center should have their supervising faculty contact the director to arrange access. 

Space
  • ~1200 sq. ft. total
  • Seating for 8 workstations
  • Darkroom for Spectroscopy and Photogrammetry
  • Workshop for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Computing
  • 2 Workstations and 3 Desktops with 16 – 64 Gb of RAM and dedicated GPU
  • 2 Servers
    • Server 1: Virtual Computing Environment for Enterprise GIS Development and Deployment 
    • Server 2: 2x Quad Core Xeon, 256 GB RAM, and NVIDIA Quadro P5000 for large projects and photogrammetry
  • Software
    • Agisoft Metashape (formerly Photoscan Pro)
    • ESRI ArcGIS Pro Suite
    • Harris ENVI
    • Matlab
    • Pix4D
    • Trimble E-cognition
Equipment
  • Trimble RTK GPS
  • Micasense 10-band Multispectral Sensor
  • Parrot Sequoia Multispectral Sensor
  • FLIR Duo R (Thermal)
  • Fleet of 10+ UAS
  • 2 spectrometers (450 – 950 nm) with leaf clip
  • Plotter