Access UNBC Air-photo Collection

To view an index of UNBC’s air-photo collection you can connect to the database through QGIS. In the QGIS file browser right click on PostGIS then select “New connection” You may name the connection whatever you like Host: pgadmin.gis.unbc.caPort: 5432Database: airphotoUse basic authentication with Username: sde, and Password: unbc-user Expand Read more…

After Hours Access

If you are enrolled in a GIS Course and would like after hours access to the GIS Lab please fill out the form below save it as <username>_gislab_key_access_fall_2021.pdf and e-mail it to matt.mclean@unbc.ca with the subject line “GIS Lab Access”

Access Datasets

In the Lab: BC TRIM NOTE: The BC TRIM dataset is very large, attempting to load certian layers for the whole province may take an excessive amount of time. Please zoom in on your area of interest before loading the layer. After you have loaded a layer for your area Read more…

Licence ArcGIS Pro

This Lab will be completed primarily using ArcGIS Pro. The first time you open ArcGIS Pro (and potentially from time to time depending on automatic filesystem maintenance) ArcGIS Pro will need to be configured for licensing. Search for ArcGIS Pro You will see a login screen, at the bottom of Read more…

GIS Filesystem

The GIS Lab file system has been updated for fall 2020. You can find your personal files in the following locations based upon which operating system you are using. OSMOTAR.GIS.UNBC.CA: All of your files are in the K: drive. Please note that the C: drive is periodically cleaned, you must Read more…

Using Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams will be used for all courses running in GIS lab this fall that includes Geog204, Geog413, Geog357. Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration platform that combines workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. Open a web browser and search for Microsoft Teams Click Microsoft Teams Read more…