There is a variety of data-logging equipment suitable for library and archive use. GIS hardware and software (ArcView, ArcInfo, MapInfo) resources are available with access to census information, ordinance surveys and other digital databases.
The School has safe setting facilities for the analysis of restricted and sensitive data, and there is a wide range of software available for both quantitative and qualitative data analysis (such as NVivo, SPSS, Stata, MLn, Minitab, SpaceStat plus database management and spreadsheet packages).
Research is supported by an impressive array of equipment and laboratories that also include:
- support staff
- research vehicles
- cartographic services
- graphics software
- high specification PCs, scanners, digitisers and printers.
The School of Geography and Sustainable Development shares a number of facilities with the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences in addition to supporting its own dedicated physical sciences laboratory and microscope suite.