Welcome to Yale-NUS College GIS Guide.
What is GIS?
A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends.
Check out The ArcGIS Book (interactive pdf)
ESRI Featured Maps
Visit the the NUS and Yale-NUS Library Libguides for compilations of global, regional, and local data, statistics and spatial data sources (see first and second links below).
The Computer Lab at Learning Commons (level 2) has 16 computers equipped with ESRI ArcGIS v10.1 Desktop Advance licenses. The available extensions in the software are:
- Spatial Analyst
- 3D Analyst
- Network Analyst
- Geostatistical Analyst
ArcGIS is also capable of remote sensing and performing image analysis on satellite and drone imagery. You may also use the ENVI software program for remote sensing or image analysis.
Reserved for use by Yale-NUS students ONLY.