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FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

The UAHuntsville Earth System Science Program is located in Cramer Hall, also known as the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC).  NSSTC is a shared research facility between UAHuntsville, NASA, and the National Weather Service (NWS).  As such, there are a wide range of unique opportunities for students to get involved in geospatial and remote sensing applications in Earth Sciences.  UAHuntsville’s Earth System Science Program has a total of 37 GIS & RS computers with powerful state-of-the-art GIS and Image Processing software in two main labs, all available to University students and researchers.


GIS and Remote Sensing Teaching Lab (Cramer Hall 4085)
                  24 Dell Optiplex 780 (workstations)
                                    Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9400 (6M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
                                    4 GB RAM
                                    1  500GB SATA HDD
                                    Windows 7 Professional 64-bit OS
                                    Dell E2211H 21” LCDs (single monitors)
                  Software
                                    ESRI ArcGIS 10 (v.ArcInfo)
                                    (extensions: 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Spatial Analyst, Tracking Analyst)
                                    ENVI 4.7
                                    IDL 8.0
                                    Google Earth 8.0
                                    MS Office 2010 Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher)
                                    SERVIR-Viz 2.1
                                    Others (Chrome, Firefox, GIMP, Irfanview, VLC, etc)
                  Xerox Phaser 8560 (color solid ink printer)


SERVIR-UAH Research Computing Lab (Cramer Hall 3104)
                  11 Dell Precision T3500 (workstations)
                                    Intel® Xeon® Processor W3565 (8M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
                                    12 GB RAM
                                    2  1TB SATA HDDs
                                    Windows 7 Professional 64-bit OS
                                    2  Dell P2211H 21” LCDs (dual monitors)
                  Software
                                    ESRI ArcGIS 10 (v.ArcInfo)
                                    (extensions: 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Spatial Analyst, Tracking Analyst)
                                    ENVI 4.8
                                    ENVI EX 4.8
                                    Google Earth 6.0 Professional
                                    MS Office 2010 Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher)
                                    SERVIR-Viz 2.1
                                    Others (Chrome, Firefox, GIMP, Irfanview, VLC, VPN, etc)
                  3  42” Panasonic Viera TH-42PH6 (plasma displays)
                  11  Cyberpower 1350AVR (UPS backups)

Mobile GIS Computing Resources (by request)
                  2 Dell Latitude E6410 ATG (semi-rugged laptops)
                                    Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz)
                                    4 GB RAM
                                    1 500GB SATA HDD
                                    15” Backlit LED SuperBright Display
                                    Windows 7 Professional 64-bit OS
                  Software
                                    ESRI ArcGIS 10 (v.ArcView)
                                    ENVI 4.7
                                    Google Earth 6.0
                                    Garmin MapSource
                                    MS Office 2010 Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher)
                                    SERVIR-Viz 2.1
                                    Others (Chrome, Firefox, GIMP, Irfanview, VLC, VPN, Skype, etc)
                  10 Garmin ETrex Legend H (handheld GPS receivers)
                  1 Epson Perfection V500 Flatbed Scanner (6400 dpi)
                  Pelican waterproof rugged cases