Term Geographic Information System Development/Management
Code TP-3350.1800-250
Definition Programs that develop, maintain and manage information systems that integrate, store, manipulate, analyze, display and share geographic information for informed decision making. Services may include GIS management consulting, georeferencing, map development services, creation of GIS-ready datasets from client supplied maps, spatial data modeling and analysis and geocoding services that assign geographic coordinates (generally latitude and longitude) to street addresses as well as other points and features. When the geographic coordinates are known, the features can be mapped and entered into geographic information systems, or the coordinates can be embedded into media such as digital photographs via geotagging. Reverse geocoding services (finding associated textual locations such as a street address using geographic coordinates) may also be available.
Created 11/23/11
Changed 11/23/11
Use References Custom Map Creation Services
Geocoding Services
Georeferencing Services
GIS Development/Management
GIS Services
Online Mapping Services
Spatial Data Modeling/Analysis
See Also References Geography Clubs/Societies (PS-8200.8200-250)
Geography Research (TR-8000.2400)
Land Records (DF-7000.4550)
Maps (TJ-5000)
External Classification Terms Capacity Building and Effectiveness Enhancement (UW
Nonprofit Management (NTE S50)
Organizational Development & Training (NPC S04)
Other Government/Economic Services (AIRS OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References "Geocoding", Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocoding

"Geographic Information System", Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_information_system

"Geographic Information System Services", Digital Data Services, Inc., http://www.usgsquads.com/index.php/gis-services

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