The GIS Center maintains the following Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and mobile mapping technology for student and faculty use. We regularly provide GPS instruction and workshops. Please see theĀ Tufts Tips & Tutorials for GPS.

Handheld GPS Units

6 Garmin 76Map Handhelds
6 Garmin 60C Handhelds
6 Garmin 60CSx Handhelds

  • Handhelds can be checked out for up to 1 month
  • The student must see a lab assistant and complete a GPS Check-out Form
  • The units can be recalled for course use

Mapping Grade GPS Units

The mapping grade units are only available for specialized use.
20 Trimble Juno SB hanhelds
1 Trimble Juno ST handheld
1 Trimble Juno SC handheld
1 Trimble GeoExplorer
1 TruPulse Laser Rangefinder

GPS Software

DNR Garmin 5.4.1. Available free here:

Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office 4.0
Trimble Terrasync
ESRI ArcPad 9x
ESRI ArcPad Application Builder 9x