GIC in times of closure

Due to the online mode of instruction, the GIC is closed
until further notice.

However, we still provide geospatial support.
See below how we can help you today.

Re-watch the talks from our GIS day on Jan 19 below!
Your GIC team

GIC in times of closure

Due to the online mode of instruction, the GIC is closed
until further notice.

However, we still provide geospatial support.
See below how we can help you today.

Re-watch the talks from our GIS day on Jan 19 below!
Your GIC team

GIC in times of closure

Due to the online mode of instruction, the GIC is closed
until further notice.

However, we still provide geospatial support.
See below how we can help you today.

Re-watch the talks from our GIS day on Jan 19 below!
Your GIC team

GIC in times of closure

Due to the online mode of instruction, the GIC is closed
until further notice.

However, we still provide geospatial support.
See below how we can help you today.

Re-watch the talks from our GIS day on Jan 19 below!
Your GIC team

Humanitarian Mapping

Watch the keynote of Prof. Alexander Zipf (Dept. of GIScience & HeiGIT, University Heidelberg, Germany): Analysing and Improving OpenStreetMap for   Humanitarian Aid with Data Mining and GeoAI

Watch the talk of Hannah Ker (MapAction & UN OCHA): Spatial Data Science to Support Humanitarian Operations

Watch the talk of Anna Teach (HOT): The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) & the Audacious Project

Watch the talk of Omari Sefu (Facebook – Data for Good): Privacy Preserving Data Products for Humanitarian Response

Watch the talk of Chris North (ESRI Canada): ESRI Canada’s Covid-19 Resources

Watch the talk of Chris Liang: McGill’s Interactive Accessibility Map

PUBLIC COMPUTER ACCESS

Everyone at McGill can use our public GIC computers. They are especially equipped for use with geospatial software. At AnyDesk website you can connect to them on a first-comes-first-served basis for up to 6 hours each time. If you do not need geospatial software you can also access a computer in the Library pool. For accessing any computer you need to be connected through McGill’s VPN.

YOUR PERSONAL ARCGIS LICENSE

Every student and faculty member at McGill can get their own ESRI ArcMap license. ArcGIS only works under Windows. To request your individual license please contact us at gicsupport@mcgill.ca.

FRONT DESK SUPPORT

This Fall, we offer Virtual Office Hours!

Book an appointment for a 20-minute meeting with a Front Desk Student: GIC Booking System.

You can also email us at gicsupport@mcgill.ca anytime.

You can also contact us through Facebook!

WE SUPPORT YOU

… whether you need assistance with a GIS or remote sensing project, a technological or methodological consultation, need aerial imagery from drones or original maps, the GIC is here to help!

Please contact us at gicsupport@mcgill.ca. Please also have a look at our Services and Workshops page.

SUSTAINABLE WORKPLACE CERTIFICATION

At the GIC, our goal is to be a workplace that is mindful of its environmental impact and helps to promote sustainable living amongst our staff and patrons. The GIC is proud to have received the Bronze Sustainable Workplace Certification from the McGill Office of Sustainability, and looks forward to continuing to advance our social, economic and environmental sustainability practices.

OUR TEAM

Dr. Tim Elrick, Ruilan Shi are there to support you full time.

Our front desk students are virtually there for you 6 hours daily on week days  and 2 hours daily on weekends through the Zoom platform. Book an appointment for a 20-minute meeting with a Front Desk Student: GIC Booking System.

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Dr. Tim Elrick

Director of the GIC. Geospatial jack-of-all-trades with a thing for R.

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Ruilan Shi

Chief GIS technician. Our specialist for everything ArcGIS-related.

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Qiao Zhao

PhD in Geography, Class of 2023. Front Desk Student.

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Samantha Carr

Major in Urban Systems, Class of 2021. Front desk student.

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Finnley MacKillop

Major in Urban Systems, Class of 2021. Front Desk Student.

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Brandon Taylor

Major in Physical Geography, Class of 2021. Front Desk Student.

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