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GIS

abbr.
geographic information system

GIS

abbreviation for
1. (Computer Science) geographic(al) information system: a system for storing, editing, and displaying geographical information on computer
2. (Social Welfare) (in Canada)guaranteed income supplement
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In this first-ever issue of Library Trends dedicated to GIS and libraries, we present thirteen authors contributing ten profoundly informative articles that address a variety of current issues and trends in the field.
The logical structure and functionality of a GIS are shown in Figure 1 (Falbo et al.
based Environmental Systems Research Institute has been a major source for educators looking to bring GIS to the classroom.
Like a word processor or a spreadsheet, GIS software is simply a tool that takes advantage of computer processing power to create large, colorful and informative environmental maps.
Most of the convincing GIS images are, after all, human-produced, human-altered, human-generalized.
The GIS verifies and manages the Renewable Energy Certificates that are the basis for environmental trading and investment incentives in the New England states, and monitors emissions of all generators producing and/or selling power in the ISO-NE Control Area.
The intended audience of the article has at least a basic understanding of GIS and related terminology.
Technical sessions will include content on developing and deploying server GIS, custom mobile solutions, enterprise integration, core GIS concepts, customizing and extending ArcGIS Desktop, best practices, and a panel discussion with ESRI software architects.
The comprehensive agreement provides the department with an easy and cost-effective method to provide enterprise-wide GIS software, professional services, and training to DHS employees.
2 represents a major advance in improving the tools that make GIS professionals more productive.
The enterprise GIS implementation will consolidate legacy AM/FM systems and data to a common ArcGIS software technology platform.
In the last decade, the use of GIS has become vital to the overall effectiveness of law enforcement," says Rudy Pichardo, detective, LAPD.