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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Several of the PPSA member companies are now developing Geographical Information Systems for application with both pipeline inspection information and routine pipeline operation.
Geographical Information Systems defy a simple definition because they cover such a broad range of disciplines and systems.
Perhaps the best way to understand the scope of Geographical Information Systems is to review its components.
Exprodat provides geographical information systems software and services to the oil and gas industry.
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