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geographic information system

a computer-based system that combines cartographic capabilities with electronic data processing to rapidly produce customized maps for use in epidemiologic studies.

ge·o·graph·ic in·for·ma·tion sys·tem

(jē'ŏ-graf'ik in'fōr-mā'shŭn sis'tĕm)
A computer-based system that combines cartographic capabilities with electronic data processing to rapidly produce customized maps for use in epidemiologic studies.
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GIS data are scattered in various federal, state, and local agencies.
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In order to complete the Project, the Consultant shall perform three (3) principle tasks, which can be summarized as follows: *Task 1 - The Consultant shall be responsible for maintaining the parcel and zoning boundary GIS data per periodic requests generated by the Offices of the City Clerk and Tax Assessor.
While all GIS service elements are equally important, a particular emphasis exists regarding the GIS data (Jablonski, 2004; Lamont, 1997, van Loenen & Onsrud, 2004), especially since data development or conversion can be extremely labor intensive (Goodchild & Longley, 1999).
Progeos Lite allows municipalities without GIS data and tools to do permit, request, and code management.
and authoritative repository of GIS data, while allowing easy importation and exportation of data to/from a variety of sources to meet internal and external uses.
AEM's GIS Data license prevents the sharing of information with other vendors or companies not licensed by AEM.
Facilitating Discovery and Selection Libraries can support user discovery and selection of resources by incorporating such services into catalogs, GIS data collections, and the physical map room browsing environment.
Tools to make it easy to find GIS data and services
information accessibility, analytical capabilities, communication effectiveness), Steps for identifying and obtaining GIS data for airport-related land use planning (e.