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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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Over 20% of people indicated that they used geographical information systems from 5 to 10 years.
Officers are able to use the aerial photography in the Authority's GIS (Geographical Information System) to identify future priorities in areas of high conservation value.
application is launched, Maguire, Goodchild, and Rhind publishes the paper "Geographical Information Systems: Principles and Applications", 2nd edition, Longley et al.
He then used a GIS (Geographical Information Systems) program to calculate basic geographical information for each of 5 5 separate avalanche paths in the test area.
The recovered data are being incorporated into geospatial databases for analysis by the host nation mine action centers using geographical information systems.
The developer of digital maps and geographical information systems is scheduled to debut on the Mothers market Sept.
"Over time, geographical information systems will be as important as spreadsheets and databases," says Tom "J.T." Johnson, one of the founding members of JAGIS.
SCA's resource assistants - professional and semi-professional volunteers - help agencies in jobs as varied as archeological surveys and trail work, to the nuts and bolts of geographical information systems. The Conservation Career Development Program (CCDP) recruits minorities for positions lasting up to six years.
Several of the PPSA member companies are now developing Geographical Information Systems for application with both pipeline inspection information and routine pipeline operation.
GPS (Global Positioning System) and GIS (Geographical Information Systems), resulted primarily from military research and development programs.
When the slump happened a lot of mining and exploration firms were just starting into computerized GIS (Geographical Information Systems).
Their topics include introducing geographical information systems (GIS) for police work, using crime maps, assembling jurisdiction feature classes, geocoding crime incident data, predictive policing for crime hot spots.
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