What are the applications of GIS?

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What are the applications of GIS? They’re as wide and varied as your imagination! One of the best ways to imagine the possibilities is to think of the ways you use internet mapping such as google. Applications can be as simple as viewing a map or querying it for directions to a café. Natural resource…

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Getting Started with GIS

Now that you have learned all there is to know about how a GIS works, the real fun begins! When beginning a project there are four things you need to know: Purpose for building the project The project should be defined in its objectives and outreach. For example, if you’re building a school then you…

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GIS Software – How It Works

The advances in modern mapping technology are exciting to say the least. GIS is now going where no mapping system has ever gone before. Remember the old paper maps we used just a short time ago to find directions? Well those days are LONG gone. The Way GIS Software Works GIS stands for geographic information…

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GIS Analysts – The Cold, Hard Truth

Employment opportunities for a GIS Analyst have continued to expand, year over year. With most of the major land planning now being done with the help of automated systems and computer technology, the scope of the careers being offered in this specialization has widened significantly.

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GIS & Economic Development

Are you aware of the fact that GIS models play a significant role in economic development? Geographical information systems have been playing a great role in recording and presenting ecological and global geographical data that helps government and private professionals to make better decisions regarding the cities. This post will help you understand why GIS…

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GIS and Weather Maps

When you want to know what the weather is going to be like on the weekend, where do you look? You probably use an internet website to look up the forecast and that website might use GIS technology to forecast the weather. Weather tracking and forecasting that uses GIS technology is highly sophisticated and accurate…

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Applications of GIS Technology for Network Analysis and Energy Audit

GIS technology is very versatile – it can be used for a wide variety of applications all over the world. One example of this technology being put to use is in India where the government seeks to make improvements to the way they distribute power to their citizens. In 2009, the R-APDRP program in India…

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Enhanced City & Community Planning With GIS!

Did you know that millions of people around the world use geographic information system technology to enhance their businesses for more productivity? Geographical information technology allows city planners and developers to create better city plans in less time. Haven’t heard of GIS for city planning and community development? This post will help you understand how…

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Using GIS Technology for Emergency Services

According to a USA Today investigation, more than 1,000 lives are needlessly lost in some of the United States’ biggest cities because the emergency response system is inefficient. In many cases, delays of just a few seconds can result in someone dying when their death could have actually been prevented. Seconds, even minutes, can be…

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What are the GIS Applications for Banking?

One of the most valuable and quickly-growing tools for decision making in modern industries is GIS technology. GIS, or geographic information system, technology systems simply programs that are designed to gather, store, analyze and manage geographic data. This data can then be use for a variety of purposes within various industries. Not only can GIS…

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