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GIS and Data Lab
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The Lab supports data-related (geospatial, numeric, statistical) class projects, teaching and research at KU. We can help you ~~find, access, organize, manipulate and subset data ~~bring data such as XY coordinates, tabular data, GPS data, scanned maps, etc. into a GIS ~~incorporate GIS and statistics into your curriculum (custom workshops, assistance finding and preparing data, etc.) ~~use GIS, statistical, and related software and tools ~~with graphical, spatial, statistical analysis ~~with research and questionnaire design ~~choose and understand statistical tests.
We are located in Anschutz Library Room 105, next to the T.R. Smith Map Collection. You can drop in and use the Lab whenever we are open (hours). You can also set up a consultation with a staff member below, and/or contact us with your GIS and statistical analysis questions. We are with the Center for Graduate Initiatives and Engagement; we work with undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty.
- Rhonda Houser, GIS and Data Specialist, email@example.com, 864-1238
- Scott McEathron, Head: Data Initiative, Center for Graduate Initiatives and Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org, 864-4662
- Mickey Waxman, Statistical Computing Consultant, email@example.com, 864-0454
The Lab has seven powerful workstations, most with two monitors and software includes: ArcGIS (ArcMap, ArcInfo Workstation), AutoCad, GoogleEarth Pro, Maple, R, SAS, SPSS.