A computational field of study concerned with systems that visualize spatial or geographical data. They are designed to capture, analyze, manipulate, manage and store this data. GIS tools allow users to manipulate and analyze the data, and also to create their own searches.

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First released 1968
Developed by Roger Tomlinson
Used by Ecolab, BAe Systems, Bechtel Corporation

Interesting facts

People celebrate GIS day on November 19 by eating cake.


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