GIS Definition


What is GIS?


Geographical Information Systems is the proper name for GIS. GIS can be simple as a way to use maps to convey small amounts of data in an easy to understand picture, or as complex as a means to analyze large amounts of data with computer modeling.

For More Information

  • Access a video that we have provided on Geographical Information Systems.
  • Find out more about how GIS is used on the ESRI website.
  • View the Wikipedia page for Geographic Information Systems.