GIS and GPS Services

GIS: A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth’s surface. GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map. This enables people to more easily see, analyze, and understand patterns and relationships.

We are recently done treecensus project, the census involved counting individual trees by measuring their girth, height and recognising the species This information along with a unique ID for each tree with its characteristics will be superimposed on the civic body’s geographic information system (GIS) map. While citizens can zoom in on the map to get the basic details, junior tree officers in each ward can access the entire data on the tree using a code, according to the gardens department.

What is geo mapping?
A geomap is a map of a country, continent, or region map, with colors and values assigned to specific regions. Values are displayed as a color scale, and you can specify optional hovertext for regions

What is the meaning of geographic data?
Geographic data is simply a collection of information that can describe objects and things with relation to space. Often this is done with x,y coordinates or longitudes and latitudes.

What is geospatial information systems?
Geospatial information is data referenced to a place—a set of geographic coordinates—which can often be gathered, manipulated, and displayed in real time. A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system capable of capturing, storing, analyzing, and displaying geographically referenced information.

What is meant by GIS and GPS?
GPS stands for Global Positioning System. GPS uses satellites that orbit Earth to send information to GPS receivers that are on the ground. The information helps people determine their location. GIS stands for Geographical Information System.

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