The GIS IT Job Market Is Trending

The GIS IT sector looks like it’s going to be a great career opportunity right now and well into the future. Sure you might be passionate about the field and really enjoy the time you spend in it. But there is no question that choosing a career that’s trending upward is a solid idea. Look…

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GIS For Shoreline Change Monitoring

You probably already know that, throughout the course of the day, the ocean’s tide changes. In the morning the ocean recedes and a large portion of the beach is exposed but, by nightfall the ocean has crept back in and covered what was once exposed. This phenomenon is an example of shoreline change and it…

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Mitigating the Cost of Oblique Imagery GIS

In the event of a disaster, emergency responders play an important role in managing the situation and minimizing casualties. In the case of a fire, for example, fire fighters rush to the scene to help victims out of the building and to put out the fire. How do emergency responders know the fastest way to…

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Common Concerns with Graphic Output Design

Just like a Microsoft Word Document, the output obtained from a GIS has to be formatted and edited with respect to the situation. The design is an integral part of the output and ensures effective communication from the developer to the user. Some Problems That Might Arise A poorly designed GIS output could have random…

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GIS Today and Tomorrow

We live in an exciting world, don’t we? Technology is evolving and growing at a faster rate than ever before, and Geographic Information Systems is a fine example of this. A New World With GIS With vast amounts of data being generated each second, along with an ever-increasing demand for information, it is safe to…

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Using GIS Software for Meteorite Recovery

Meteorites are sometimes called “falling stars” though they are actually just pieces of debris from comets or asteroids that come from outer space. These pieces of debris enter the Earth’s atmosphere and make contact with the surface. Only about 3% of meteorites are seen when they are falling – this is largely because most of…

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So What Does The Future Of GIS Hold? Discover Now!

The pace at which Geographic Information Systems are developing, there is no doubt that the future of these systems and networks will be anything but monotonous. Experts and analysts predict a very positive, yet rigorous future for GISs and those involved with their development and control. This article with show you what to expert in…

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User Interaction and Its Types

Interaction: We cannot ourselves communicate with the GIS but can only view system generated information (lists, maps) which can aid the decision making process! The person operating GIS only needs to have a very basic understanding of the system which is, what information it stores and what functions it can perform. They should also know…

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How Can GIS Technology be Used for Grant Writing?

Grants are a very important source of funding for many businesses and organizations. In order to obtain grant money from the government or from private investors, you will need to create a detailed and engaging grant proposal. A grant proposal is where you will explain your project, providing details about how the project is going…

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