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View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Data

A guide to geospatial data and software.

Introduction to GIS

Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, links spatial information (the where) and descriptive information (the what). It allows us to understand, share, and make predictions about the world around us. GIS is applicable in any field where there is data with a spatial component.

Further Reading about GIS

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