The Geospatial Center provides geospatial services to students, faculty and staff at Lamar University, as well as to governmental, non-profit and commercial organizations. Consultations are free; project fees will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Examples of services include:

  • GIS data and database development
  • Cartography and mapping services
  • Satellite multispectral, hyperspectral and radar data processing and analysis
  • Drone hyperspectral, multispectral and LiDAR Photogrammetry
  • Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Digital Surface Models (DTMs) and 3D visualization
  • Geological mapping and mineral resources
  • Water resources and water quality services include collect water quality data, measure, monitor and predict and achieve water quality regulatory compliance
  • Wetland services encompass delineations, determinations, evaluations, restoration and mitigation planning
  • Coastal restoration, measure, monitor and predict coastal erosion and coastline changes
  • Vegetation analysis includes vegetation classifications, measuring vegetation density, vegetation health, crop yield and crop water footprint
  • Land use and land cover change analysis
  • Pipeline, oil leak and gas leak detection
  • GIS training services include ArcGIS software, ENVI software and design and implement a GIS project.


Imelda Flood Areas
Lake Pontchartrain
Land Loss / Land Gain
Jefferson County
Imelda Flood Zones Beaumont TX
Subsidence Rates