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Geographic Information Science (GIScience)

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Geographic Information Science (GIScience) - definition(s)

GIScience - [social context of GIS] Abbreviation for geographic information science. The field of research that studies the theory and concepts that underpin GIS. It seeks to establish a theoretical basis for the technology and use of GIS, study how concepts from cognitive science and information science might apply to GIS, and investigate how GIS interacts with society.

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