Geographic Information System

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A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data.[1]


Data models[edit]

Storage formats[edit]

GIS Programs[edit]

Map design[edit]

Analysis Tools[edit]

See Also[edit]


  1. Wikipedia: Geographic information system
  2. Introduction to visualising spatial data in R. Robin Lovelace, James Cheshire, Rachel Oldroyd and others 2017-03-23. PDF: - Resources: See for latest version