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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TechNavio's "Global Geographic Information Systems Market 2010-2014" report has been prepared based on an in-depth study of the market along with inputs from various experts.
At the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, geographic information system technology has been assisting workers since 1995.
Customers of Intergraph mapping and Geographic Information Systems software participated in the selections.
Other studies deal with a wide variety of topics such as developing lessons-learned methodologies, humanitarian demining requirements analysis, health resources in the global landmine community, an evaluation of geographic information systems available to meet demining management needs, and a nominal mine awareness module for Mozambique that can be modified for other countries.
Tsering Wangyal Shawa is a Geographic Information Systems Librarian at Princeton University.
Screening for lead exposure using a geographic information system.
TechNavio's report, Geographic Information System (GIS) Market in Retail sector 2010-2014, has been prepared based on in-depth qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts.
Geographic information systems combined with methods of spatial analysis provide powerful new tools for understanding the epidemiology of diseases and for improving disease prevention and control.
Analytical Surveys President and Chief Operating Officer Sid Corder said, "We are delighted to have the opportunity to develop Geographic Information System databases for these important clients.
Glass and colleagues developed a detailed LD risk map of Baltimore County by using environmental risk factors within a geographic information system (GIS) (4).
Values may be assigned to square kilometers, for example, in a geographic information system (GIS) format, which may be easily matched to coordinates or geocodes of any residential location of study populations.
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