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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Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can display such data as maps, and many databases can be combined into a single display, for example, to show roads and waterways overlaid on elevation data to create a topographic map.
In conclusion, we expect that this special issue provides important and new scientific pieces of evidence in sensors, tools, technical and theoretical methods, and computer simulations for obtaining and processing datasets and knowledge discovery in geosciences and civil engineering applications and that it makes a practical progress for improving geospatial information systems.
But the growing role of geospatial information systems, and the increasingly mature interoperability standards in both the commercial and military spheres, shows every sign of a bright future for the exploitation of the immaterial fields of the battlespace to augment ground and atmospheric physical information.
CMDC said that it is developing key enhancements to provide interoperability with other nations for the currently fielded IFTS, adding that it is also providing an upgrade to its GeoOps software platform, the central software application in ANTS, that includes Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Situational Awareness (SA), system security components and command and control (C2) features.
CMDC is providing an upgrade to its GeoOps software platform, the central software application in ANTS, that includes system security components, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Situational Awareness and command and control features.
This transaction will reportedly allow Geospatial to focus on its core business of utilising technologies to acquire and manage critical infrastructure data through proprietary geospatial information systems.
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