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GIS Mapping/Modeling Techniques

GIS Mapping/Modeling Techniques

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has revolutionized the world of mapping. GIS allows us to link endless amounts of information to a specific geographic location and helps us answer questions and solve problems by looking at data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.  GIS does this by organizing information into categories and then placing each category in a separate map layer. The layers are then overlaid to produce a composite map showing the relationship between the layers.