The Department of Environmental Science is located in Harney Science Center and the Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation. It maintains an extensive array of field equipment, laboratory analytical instrumentation, and computer facilities to support teaching and research activities.

Field and Laboratory Instrumentation

Meters, Data Sondes, and Equipment for Field Measurement of Water Quality Parameters

Geospatial Analysis Laboratory (GsAL)

The GsAL provides training and resources across an array of integrated geospatial technologies. These technologies include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Ecosystem Modeling.

The laboratory maintains 25 dedicated computers with leading industry software, including ESRI (ArcGIS), PCI, DEFINIENS, and Trimble. The GsAL is used in teaching a variety of courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Student researchers also have access to the laboratory for class projects. This unique resource offers students valuable experience with state-of-the-art software and techniques in a supportive supervised setting. The GsAL also provides faculty with innovative geospatial approaches to environmental research projects and grant opportunities.

Please contact the GsAL directly for more information at gsal@usfca.edu..