GIS Terminology

Credit: 4 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 66

Course Summary

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a relatively new and dynamic technology (or more properly suite of interrelated technologies). Since this whole field is undergoing rapid growth and change, the associated terminology is in a constant state of flux. The appearance of new GIS-related concepts and functions produces new terms and altered meanings for existing terms whose definitions are frequently in dispute. This situation creates an environment of uncertainty and confusion for users and potential users and represents an impediment to the adoption and dissemination of GIS.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course the participant will know most of the terminology used in the (GIS) Geographic information systems.

Course Author

NCGIA

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