There are three computer teaching
labs (SE 457, SE 483, DW 327) available
exclusively for students taking
Geosciences courses requiring the
use of these labs - these labs are
departmentally supported and not
open to the general university
student body. Systems are available
on a first come first serve basis
when a scheduled class does not
occupy the room.
Additionally, Geosciences' students
may access most of our department
software applications from off
campus using our Ctrix hosted
"cloud application" system found at
Accessing Citrix hosted "cloud applications"
access: Login using your
FAU username and password.
Your username MUST include "fau\",
ie. "fau\username". Password and login
problem help can be obtained by
calling the FAU help desk at
Personal drive – This
space is provided by FAU (not the
Geosciences Dept.) and is available
on all FAU computers. There is a
storage limit of 20 MB.
- Instructors may use this
drive to create a directory (using
course number i.e. Gly2010) to put
data used by their students such as
images, assignments, notes, data
G:\SemesterTempDrive- This is
a temporary storage space for the
general student body to keep course
work for one semester (120 days). Permissions are set to prevent
access by other students. However,
dept. faculty and graduate students
have read access to these
directories There is a 4GB disk space limit.
Any files older than 120 days are
- This is for faculty
funded and non-funded research
projects (and other projects not
associated with classes). Only
faculty have write access to this drive
and graduate students have read
- This is for students (mostly
graduate) that have requested
permanent storage for course, DIS,
and thesis work. Permissions are set
to prevent access by other students.
However, dept. faculty have read
access to these directories. There is a
40GB disk space limit.
G:\FileSwap - This folder is
accessable to all users and can be
used to exchange files with other
users. This space is UNSECURE
and files are automatically deleted
after one week.
The Department is not
responsible for data loss, including
accidental deletion or hard drive failure, so it is
important to maintain duplicate
copies of your data on your own
media, such as USB memory stick or CD-R.