The Data visualisation laboratory at the Research School of Earth Sciences contains two PC-type computers, the largest of which is a 4-processor machine running at 3.73 GHz with 16 GB RAM and a professional-quality NVidia graphics card. This computer is also equipped with a fast CRT monitor and active stereographic visualisation capability using 3D glasses. This machine is set up in a dual-boot configuration running both Red Hat Linux and Windows 64.
The lab also contains three MacIntosh computers. The largest is a MacPro 8-processor (Intel) machine with 16 GB of RAM. This is also set up as dual boot with Windows XP.
- Earth Decisions Suite (GoCAD)
- Google Earth Pro
All computers are network-linked and firewall-protected.
Researchers are welcome to use the Data Visualisation Laboratory computers and software. Normally, we negotiate a fee with users to help offset license costs and maintenance. For more information/bookings please contact (6125-8099).