CAMEL Lab

CAMEL

Room 202
773-834-0597

The CAMEL laboratory is located on the second floor of the Oriental Institute in Room 202, adjacent to the Research Archives. 

The laboratory offers the use of eight up-to-date computers equipped with the following software:​

  • Windows 10 Professional
  • ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
  • ESRI ArcGIS Pro
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Agisoft Metashape Professional (on select machines)
  • Cloud Compare and Mesh Lab (on select machines)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Acrobat, and Illustrator--on select machines)

Scanning and Printing

The laboratory also offers the use of several flatbed scanners (slide and transparency capable, letter-size and A3-size beds) and a large-format (42”) Contex scanner and plotter for scanning and printing topographic maps and oversized materials. The large format scanner can handle mounted materials up to 1/4” thickness.

Oriental Institute staff and students can access the lab for scanning, printing, or research needs by visiting between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday or by making an appointment with a member of the staff.

Projects

CAMEL welcomes the involvement of faculty, student, staff, volunteers, and visitors in its current research and database-building projects.  We also welcome the opportunity to advise student and scholars on their own research projects and to collaborate with interested individuals or groups on laboratory-based landscape archaeology work.