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Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) and computer mapping are important tools in contemporary geographical analysis.
GEG 340 - Computer Applications in Geography introduces various computer applications in geography (software used include: ArcView GIS, MapInfo GIS, and Terrain Navigator (digital mapping), and makes extensive use of the New York State GIS Clearinghouse and digital orthophotos. GEG 350 - Geographical Information Systems focuses on GIS work.
Resources include the Geography Lab and a completely dedicated GIS Lab with 18 work stations, various printers and plotters, digitizers and scanners. This GIS Lab has a teaching work station. Lecture rooms also include "smart room technology" and are completely equipped with computers and on-screen projection. GIS and digital mapping software is also installed on these computers.
If you would like more information about geography at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Dr. Robert Fuller, Chairperson
Office: Ward Hall 239
Phone: (518) 564-2028
Fax: (518) 564-5267