geographic information system

geographic information system
An electronic system used to store, process and display geographic information, especially maps

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  • Geographic information system — GIS redirects here. For other uses, see GIS (disambiguation). A geographic information system, geographical information science, or geospatial information studies is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present… …   Wikipedia

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  • Geographic Information System —   the creation of a database of geographic information from a variety of sources which allow the cross referencing and compilation of different data sets so that relationships may be observed or postulated …   Geography glossary

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  • Geographic Information System — a computer system based on geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) linked to various data such as temperature, habitat type, depth, catches, etc. used in zoogeographical analyses. Abbreviated as GIS …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • Historical geographic information system — A historical geographic information system (also written as historical GIS or HGIS) is a geographic information system that may display, store and analyze data of past geographies and track changes in time. It can be regarded as a subfield of… …   Wikipedia

  • National Historical Geographic Information System — The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) is a historical GIS project to create and freely disseminate a database incorporating all available aggregate census information for the United States between 1790 and 2000. The… …   Wikipedia

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