GIS Services, Data, Software
The Spatial Sciences Institute’s offers core geospatial infrastructure (hardware, software, services, data, and expertise) to help build and sustain a community of scholars who use spatial analysis, modeling and mapping in their everyday work.
The GIS Research Lab maintains numerous GPS devices which can be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis by USC faculty, staff and students. We will even help train you on how to use it!
The GIS Research Lab offers a large number of geospatial software solutions for USC faculty, staff and student use. Click here to learn more about these possibilities.
The GIS Research Lab has developed a variety of web-based tools and extensions to help USC faculty, staff and students with their spatial analysis, modeling and mapping needs. Click here to learn more about these capabilities.
The GIS Research Lab offers large format map and poster plotting services for a fee on our HP Design Jet 750C and 5500 plotters, for any USC ID holder. Click here to learn more about prices and protocols.
The GIS Research Lab provides technical services for researchers who have grant funding. This collaboration may take a variety of forms but a common model is one in which the researcher provides us with the project data and we perform the analysis and deliver the results with technical documentation.
USC faculty, staff and students can stop by the GIS Research Lab Help Desk on UPC (AHF B55) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Mondays, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, as well as other times by appointment (call Melissa Salido at 213-740-5910 to get started), or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) anytime.
You may use the help desk to garner additional help and guidance with all of your spatial analysis, modeling and mapping needs.
Click here to prepare and send us a customer support form that describes what you are trying to do and what kinds of problems you have encountered and need to solve so we can get acquainted with what kinds of help and guidance are required!