Chas Guidry

Issue date: 3/5/09 Section: News

Nicholls' geomatics program, the only one in the state, opened its Geospatial Technology Center, a state of the art computer lab in Ellender Memorial Library.

The Geospatial Technology Center features 25 computer workstations, a high-definition projection system, four terabytes of server capacity, an unmanned aerial mapping vehicle, several GPS mapping units and a high-speed interconnection to the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative - a network connecting research universities throughout Louisiana and Mississippi.

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