What is GIS an acronym for?
GIS can mean Geographic Information System or Geographic Information Science and both are correct. GIS is a powerful tool that enables geographers and other researchers to:
And analyze geographically referenced information (maps, imagery, and tables).
The individual components of a GIS that perform the above jobs are:
GIS is an essential tool that allows the graduate students and staff at MAGIC to bring you maps, google mash-ups, and other geographic data.
Jeff and Brandon interpret aerial photography using GIS at MAGIC’s GeoCommons
The University of Connecticut also offers a certificate program in GIS