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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: 
MWF 09:00-14:30
TTH 09:00-13:30, 15:00-16:30


Class schedule:
MW  14:30-16:00 (GEOG 7911)
TTH 13:30-15:00 (GEOG 7975)


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 12:30-13:30 (GEOG 4047)
MWF 13:30-14:30 (GEOG 2010)
MW  16:00-18:00 (GEOG 4020)
TTH 09:00-10:30 (GEOG 7945)
TTH 10:30-12:00 (GEOG 4044)
TTH 12:00-13:30 (GEOG 4046)
TTH 13:30-15:00 (GEOG 4047)
TTH 15:00-17:00 (GEOG 2040)
TTH 17:00-19:00 (GEOG 4045)