UVic CORAL Laboratory build

Department of Geography, University of Victoria
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The Coastal and Oceans Resources Analysis Laboratory (CORAL) at the Department of Geography, University of Victoria is a CFI-funded research unit led by Prof. Rosaline Canessa, The GIS research Lab is a shared geographic information science research space, home to roughly 6 GIS Masters and PhD researchers. The units focuses on marine protected areas and integrated coastal management, including developing approaches and techniques for sound management and assessing the effectiveness of MPAs and coastal plans in meeting established objectives.

The Community Information Service supports: news feeds, shared calendars, document management and sharing, a common library of references and PDFs, course pages, research sub-sites and image galleries.

GeoMemes also provided technical support for the physical laboratory build, which includes an immersive Visualization Wall and 3 touch-table multi-user mapping interface pods for collaborative GIS research