geographic information system


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geographic information system

n. Abbr. GIS
A computer application used to store, view, and analyze geographical and statistical information.
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Quantity or scope: Implementation of Geographic Information System GPMG
Geographic information system technology is used in all 50 state health departments, most local departments and most ministries of health worldwide, Kinkade said, though it is often "still seen only as a tool and many times an afterthought in the data collection process.
The conference is sponsored by the Intergraph Mapping and Geographic Information Systems Solutions the Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community.
The geographic information systems spatial information clearinghouse for humanitarian demining available through the home page is a prototype effort intended to provide the basis for an expanded source in the coming year.
The provision of services, system maintenance and support (service) application software based on geographic information system.
Therefore, I decided to scan paper maps at 400 dpi optical resolution with 256 colors, since scanning a map to preserve map information for later Geographic Information Systems (GIS) use and scanning a map as artwork are two different things.
Identifying populations potentially exposed to agricultural pesticides using remote sensing and a geographic information system.
The Geographic Information System (GIS) market in the Retail sector has also been witnessing a number of entrepreneurs opting for GIS based information and solutions for starting businesses.
The City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Hereby Invites Qualified Firms To Submit Proposals In Response To This Request For Proposals (RFP) For Lawa Airport Geographic Information System (GIS) Services For Los Angeles World Airports.
Using a spatial filter and a geographic information system to improve rabies surveillance data.
This paper describes how a computerized geographic information system (GIS) can be used to help health department decision making and program evaluation about screening for childhood lead exposure when the main criterion used to assess a child's risk of lead exposure is residence in housing constructed before 1950 (5).
The operator then inputs the data into a geographic information system that reflects the terrain to create a useable map of the fire.

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