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Computer Labs

The Department of Geography and Anthropology maintains two computer labs for teaching and research in mapping sciences, digital humanities, climate studies, and other areas covered in the variety of courses offered by the department.

Popular software available in the labs:

  • ArcGIS
  • Canvas 15
  • CrimeStat
  • EndNote
  • Erdas Imagine
  • GeoDa
  • Geomedia
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Microsoft Office
  • QGIS
  • R
  • R Studio
  • VMware View client for connecting to LSU’s Virtual Lab.


Howe-Russell E220


The E220 lab is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the LSU community during open hours when there are no classes in the room. The 20-station lab gives students access to software and computing power for their research or completing class assignments. It also functions as a multimedia classroom.

Open hours: 
M  09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00
T  08:30-15:00
W  09:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00
TH 08:30-15:00   
F  09:00-12:00


Class schedule:
No classes, Fall 2017


Howe-Russell 260

260The 260 teaching lab is used primarily for instruction of undergraduate courses. The room is equipped with a multimedia podium and projectors along with 28 workstations.

Class schedule:
MWF 09:30-10:30 (GEOG 4047)
MWF 12:30-13:30 (GEOG 4044)
MW  14:30-16:00 (GEOG/ANTH 4083)
TTH 10:30-12:00 (GEOG 4048)
TTH 12:00-13:30 (GEOG 4047)
TTH 13:30-15:00 (GEOG 4997)
TTH 15:00-16:30 (GEOG 7911)