geographic information system

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geographic information system (GIS)

A computer mapping program in which land characteristics and/or demographic information may be revealed and printed as color-coded overlays.

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More than a century-and-a-half after Snow's discovery, advanced geographic information systems are making their mark within every public health discipline.
Introduction to Data Analysis Using Geographic Information Systems.
Methods for evaluating Lyme disease risks using spatial geographic information systems and geospatial analysis.
International Resource News-November 11, 2015--Utility Testing and Geographic Information Systems introduces Advanced Contact Voltage Testing services
These services contracts place GeoNorth on "Pre-Qualified Service Provider Lists," or task order contracts, for Strathcona and Corvallis Geographic Information Systems Services as the needs arise within each client's geographic information systems departments.
This volume gathers stories from Native American Tribal government figures on how they have used geographic information systems to address a wide range of issues.
Summary: Al-Khobar, Jumada Al-Awwal 05, April 09, 2011, SPA -- Prince Mohammed Ibn Fahd Ibn Abdulaziz, Governor of Eastern Province will open here on April 24, the Sixth National Forum for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), organized by the Province&'s Governorate.
Most GIS titles focus on the geography end, so it's refreshing to see an analysis which focuses equally on business applications of GIS results and strategies, coming with the authority of a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, American Geophysical Union, and the New York City Chapter of Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Operations.
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