Geospatial Tools

ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a Geographic information System (GIS) that produced mapping products as well as spatial analysis.

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Users can download practice files and watch video tutorials for more than 1,500 courses on various software programs, including Excel, Access, ArcGIS, SPSS and R. Click here for a complete list of courses on Lynda.

ENVI

ENVI is a software for processing and analyzing geospatial imagery.

GeoDa

GeoDa is a free software package that aids in spatial data analysis.

Google Earth Pro

Google Earth is a virtual globe/map linking satellite images which allows zooming from sky to street level. Google Earth Pro allows a user to 

  • Utilize data layers to locate your target demographic
  • Compute distances and areas using measurement tools
  • Use Movie Maker to produce media collateral
  • Print high-resolution images for presentations and reports
  • Import large vector image files to quickly map GIS data
  • Map addresses with the Spreadsheet Importer

 Available on 4 computers in the Specialized Software Lab

Access Lynda.com using your Emory NetID and password. 

Users can download practice files and watch video tutorials for more than 1,500 courses on various software programs, including Excel, Access, ArcGIS, SPSS and R. Click here for a complete list of courses on Lynda.

QGIS

QGIS is an open source, cross-platform geographic information system with various features for mapping and spatial analysis.

SatScan

SatScan is a free software package that analyzes spatial-temporal data uses statistics. It can also be used to detect disease clusters.