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:

  • Agisoft Metashape
  • ArcGIS
  • Canvas
  • EndNote
  • Imagine
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Matlab
  • Microsoft Office
  • QGIS
  • R
  • R Studio

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 a desktop computer, dual monitors, and software for their research or completing class assignments. It also functions as a multimedia classroom.

Open hours Fall 2022:

M  09:30-02:00
T 09:30-12:00, 01:30-04:30
W 09:30-04:30
TH 09:30-12:00, 01:30-04:30
F No open hours

Class schedule Fall 2022:

TTH 12:00-01:30 (GEOG 7973)
howe russell lab

Howe-Russell 260

The 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 Fall 2022:

MWF 10:30-12:00 (GEOG 4031)
TTH 09:00-10:30 (GEOG 4047)
TTH 12:00-01:30 (GEOG 4047)
TTH 03:00-04:30 (GEOG 4020)
260 lab