geographic information system

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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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During his tenure, Griffith was responsible for developing an elaborate digital geographical information services parcel map that has revolutionized Chelan County's ability to track, not only properties in the area, but everything from elections to school district levies.
There will also be displays on Geographical Information Services, including digital mapping and the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) Cattle Tracing System.

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