vector data

A map showing in orange the range of steller's jay and in blue the range of blue jay over a gray shaded relief map of the United States.

Types of GIS Data Explored: Vector and Raster

Caitlin Dempsey

Explore the key differences between GIS vector and raster data, and how each type supports diverse spatial analysis tasks.

What is GIS?

Caitlin Dempsey

GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems.