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Types of GIS Data Explored: Vector and Raster

Caitlin Dempsey

This article discussions different types of GIS data in both vector and raster formats.

The Rise of GIS Terminology

Caitlin Dempsey

When did the terms GIS, geographic information systems, and geospatial start showing up in books?

Geofencing

Caitlin Dempsey

With all the location-based social media applications out there, it’s only logical that, in addition to being able to restrict ...

Methods for Creating Spatial Databases

Caitlin Dempsey

There are several ways in which to bring spatial data into a GIS. This article provides a brief overview of some of the more common methods for creating vector GIS data.