The Faculty of Forestry manages the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software from ESRI.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software
ESRI version 10 software includes ArcGIS’s ArcInfo and ArcView (ArcMap & ArcCatalog) ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcServer, ArcEngine and ArcPad. Free ESRI Virtual Campus courses are also available from Jerry Maedel firstname.lastname@example.org This software is available in five packages;
$25. one year ArcInfo Student Edition (personal computers only, not owned by UBC)
$500. a year but only ArcView (Basic) in a lab installation of up to 60 computers,
$500. a year but only ArcEditor (Standard) on one computer,
$1000. a year for any ESRI software (Advanced, Server, …) but only on one computer,
$2500. a year but only ArcInfo (Advanced) in a lab installation, and
$5000. a year for unlimited copies of all ESRI software at your UBC unit.
The one-year Student Edition of ArcView includes Spatial, Geostatistical, Network, and 3D Analyst extensions. This software Registration Code can be purchased from our receptionist in room 2045, Forest Sciences Centre with $25.00 and presentation of your UBC card. This is a non-refundable, one computer only installation. Our campus license is for UBC owned computers only so the Student License is only for personal computers. This software has to be ordered on a per user basis so availability is limited. Class sets need to be ordered at least 2 months in advance. The 10.2 version has to be downloaded from Esri at this URL:
This is the free 60 day version but is the same software, you just have to use the code purchased from us to use the software for a full year.Remember, you have to have a registration code in order to install the software.
Researchers who cannot afford Esri software can apply for our Bursary to support their research by emailing Jerry Maedel.