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Geographic Information System (GIS)

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Geographic Information System (GIS) - definitions

GIS - Source: AGI glossary. External

"Geographic Information System. A computer system for capturing, storing, checking, integrating, manipulating, analyzing and displaying data related to positions on the Earth`s surface." Both vector and raster GISs are available.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 17 June 2011 08:42:27, External

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GIS - [GIS technology] Acronym for geographic information system. An integrated collection of computer software and data used to view and manage information about geographic places, analyze spatial relationships, and model spatial processes. A GIS provides a framework for gathering and organizing spatial data and related information so that it can be displayed and analyzed.

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Source: esri, 02 May 2012 09:01:32, External

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