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NRE/LA 355: UK Resources & Classes

NRE/LA 355: Introductory Geospatial Applications for Land Analysis, Spring 2022

GIS Courses

Below are some of the GIS programs and courses offered at the University of Kentucky. 


Additional GIS Courses:

  • LA 556: Contemporary Geospatial Applications for Land Analysis
  • BAE 538: GIS Applications for Water Resources
  • FOR 200: Basics of Geospatial Technology 
  • FOR 330: GIS and Spatial Analysis 

GIS Software @ UK

UK faculty, staff, and students have access to Esri software via the University's educational license. For details about downloading Esri software and to find assistance, click here

Additionally, any UK student can access from their personal computer Virtual Den and find an array of software, including ArcGIS and QGIS. Citrix Receiver software is required. Information about downloading it and accessing Virtual Den can be found here.

Finally, the Science & Engineering Library has a small GIS Lab with computers that feature ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, Google Earth, Illustrator, and Photoshop. The Science & Engineering Library is located in the MI King Building on central campus. You can view the campus location here and up-to-date hours can be found here

Finding Assistance

If you need assistance locating data or general map help, please feel free to contact Sarah Watson

If you are looking for books or articles, you can find the library catalog here

There are also many online geospatial communities where you can find answers to questions: