Geospatial Services Center (GSC)

The UNH Library Geospatial Services Center (GSC) is staffed by GIS graduate interns, providing basic-level assistance with geospatial technology and help in finding data sources for analysis using geographic information system software.

Location

    The GSC lab is housed in Room 337, on Level 3 (Main Floor) of Dimond Library, near but not part of the Academic Technology Service Center (ATSC) desk. Click here for the map.

Hours

Computer Access Hours
The Geospatial Services Center lab computer hours are the same as the Dimond Library.

Fall 2017 drop-in help hours Monday, October 2 - Friday, December 15
The GSC is closed September 2017 for renovation; Fall drop-in help hours begin on Monday, October 2.
Need assistance? Consultations & one-on-one help available 17 hours a week from our graduate student interns:

  • Monday 11am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 11am - 3pm
  • Thursday 1pm - 3pm
  • Friday by appointment only

You can also set up an appointment or ask a geospatial question through email at GIS.support@unh.edu.

For any news related to the Center, including hours, software releases, upcoming workshops, and internship opportunities, please join the UNH GIS email list at http://bit.ly/UNHGISlist.

Software

Five new computer workstations were installed in the GIS lab in September 2017, a total of seven high performance computer workstations. All require an UNH AD login.

  • ESRI ArcGIS software and extensions (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Online). Access is limited to the UNH community.
  • Google Geo Tools including: Google Earth, Google Maps, Google Fusion Tables, Google Earth Engine, Google Tour Builder, and Google Maps APIs
  • QGIS (Opensource)
  • ERDAS Image. Access is limited to the UNH community.
  • Multispec digital imaging software

Using the GSC

  • UNH students, faculty and staff are our primary patrons.
  • Group consultations are allowed and encouraged if not disruptive to others.
  • Limited assistance provided to those with personal laptops.
  • For individual work, use cluster computers to access ESRI software or Google Earth.

Services

Examples of services include:

  • Helping locate geospatial datasets, including GIS datasets from GRANIT, New Hampshire's Statewide Geographic Information System Clearinghouse.
  • Integrating data into an existing GIS project
  • Helping to manage files
  • Advising on questions related to basic GIS and other geospatial software functionality
  • Referring elsewhere for more in-depth assistance

More information about the library’s maps and geospatial data and services.


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