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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The second component of modern Geographical Information Systems is the FM or Facilities Management feature.
Why companies are adopting Geographical Information Systems Technology?
This reporting feature of the Geographical Information System simplifies these reporting requirements.
Another reason to implement Geographical Information Systems on existing pipelines is to improve the operations efficiency of the pipeline.
Many other companies are actively researching Geographical Information Systems.
Several members of the PPSA are now offering instrumental tools which can be used to accurately position pipelines to the Geographical Information System mapping grid.
One key element of the successful Geographical Information System is to capitalize on existing databases.
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