The College of Engineering offers to students and faculty, ArcGIS.
ArcGIS is a software that allows you to analyze your data and author geographic knowledge to examine relationships, test predictions, and ultimately make better decisions.
Windows Desktop computers and Citrix Xen Desktop.
ArcGIS is available for use in the computer labs and it is also available to be used on personal computers.
In addition to computer labs and Citrix Xen Desktop, students and faculty with ENGINEERING Windows desktop computers can install ArcGIS via "Software Center", found in the start menu.
Students can request/order ArcGIS for their personal computer from the OSU software page here: http://is.oregonstate.edu/accounts-support/software/user-workstation-software/arcgis.
ArcGIS has several online resources to help with using the software here: http://doc.arcgis.com/en/arcgis-online/.
There are help blogs and forums, training courses, tutorial videos and technical support.
ArcGIS installs its own build of Python 2.7 as part of its installation. With this installation of Python, the PYTHONHOME and PYTHONPATH in the computer's enviornmental variables are changed to "C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.2\" for PYTHONHOME and "C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.2\lib" for PYTHONPATH.
|ArcGIS Version||Python Version|
|ArcGIS 10.2.x||Python 2.7.5|
|ArcGIS 10.2||Python 2.7.3|
|ArcGIS 10.1||Python 2.7.2|
|ArcGIS 10||Python 2.6.5|