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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

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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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Geographical information systems as the interdisciplinary tool can be used in many spheres of the activity of the local self-government.
"The photography is used extensively throughout the authority," said Liz Jenkins Geographical Information Systems Co-ordinator for Snowdonia National Park Authority.
MANAMA: The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) regional conference on geographical information systems (GIS) is one of the biggest opportunities for people in Bahrain to explore GIS advantages in the public and private sector, an official said yesterday.
As early as the late 1990's Geographical Information Systems come into a new stage.
Summary: The First International Conference on the Role of Geographical Information Systems in Promoting Sustainable Development in Africa started in Al-Jafara Shabia.
The Finnish business intelligence, document management and geographical information systems supplier AffectoGenimap Plc said on Wednesday (11 October) that its Baltic subsidiary UAB Informacines Technologijo (ITG) has secured two development contracts in the Lithuanian public sector.
Mr Robinson, who graduated from Aston University with a degree in geographical information systems and biology, spent nearly five months in Ghana running a project for Newcastle-based travel company Madventurer.
ESR UK, a provider of geographical information systems (GIS), has launched the ESRI Developer Network (EDN).
Therefore, the use of geospatial technologies such as remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to help locate and map the extent of these plants has been sought after by park managers.
ESRI Ireland, which makes geographical information systems, is to hire 10 new staff over the next year as part of an expansion programme.
To build capacity in member councils of the Social Planning Network of Ontario to obtain and use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software for community-based planning.
The town's engineering department has employed Arnason as a geographical information systems intern.

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