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.mclea…

Access Windows Desktop

Log into the computer in the GIS Lab 2. Open Remmina Press either the windows key on the keyboard, or click the ‘start menu’ in the lower-left corner Remmina can be found in Applications >…

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 befo…

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 c…

Slow map draws in ArcGIS Pro

To resolve issues with slow canvas draw speeds in ArcGIS Pro, switch the Rendering Engine from DirectX to OpenGL. 1. 2. 3. Choose Display, and set options to match this screenshot 4. Restart ArcGIS Pr…

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 fi…

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…

Access UNBC GIS Lab Computers & Servers

The UNBC GIS Lab has upgraded our servers for Fall 2020. Please follow the instruction below to connect UNBC GIS Lab computers and servers If you are previous GIS lab user and need to access GIS serve…