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"A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data."

- Wikipedia.com

"A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends."

- ESRI.com

GIS on campus at The University of Iowa typically falls under the software package ArcGIS, from ESRI (including ArcMap, ArcCatalog, etc.), though there are additional resources including various types of remote sensing software, available in specific computer labs. 

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Maintenance

Services scheduled for maintenance over the next 7 days. Please refer to the calendar view of alerts for a complete schedule.
There is currently no planned maintenance.

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Alert History

Start: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:00am
End: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

The ESRI ArcGIS license manager (gislm.iowa.uiowa.edu) will be updated to allow desktop client installations to use version 10.6. This will require a brief outage while the license server is updated.

Services
Last updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:00am
End: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Description

The ESRI ArcGIS license manager (gislm.iowa.uiowa.edu) will be updated to the new yearly subscription.  This will require a brief outage while the license server is updated.

Services
Last updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Start: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
End: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Description

The ESRI ArcGIS license manager will be updated  to version 10.5.1 on gislm.iowa.uiowa.edu during this time.  A brief outage will occur during the upgrade. 

Services
Last updated: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Start: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
End: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Description

New ArcGIS product licenses are available. During this maintenance window the license manager will add the new licenses and remove the old licenses. This will create a brief outage while the new licenses load. After the upgrade, City Engine 2016 will be available as an option. All versions of the desktop software will remain the same.

Services
Last updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm

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