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Gis and gps

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Gis and gps

  1. 1. GIS AND GPS
  2. 2. GIS and GPS GIS: Geographic Information Systems GPS: Global Positioning Systems
  3. 3. Geographic Info. System GIS: computer system that stores in a database a variety of information about geographic locations
  4. 4. Geographic Info. System GIS: integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information (http://www.gis.com/content/what-gis)
  5. 5. Geographic Info. System http://educononline.com/2008/12/03/gps-gis-and-the-outdoor-classroom/
  6. 6. Geographic Info. System 3 primary uses of GIS (Parmenter and Burns, 2001) - record and maintain large amounts of geographic information -produce up-to-date, customized maps -allow analysis and comparison of information on different locations
  7. 7. Global Positioning Sys. GPS: worldwide radio-navigation systems made possible by a bank of 24 satellites and their ground stations
  8. 8. Global Positioning Sys. GPS: uses satellites as reference points to calculate positions of anything on earth accurate to a matter of feet or inches
  9. 9. Global Positioning Sys. GPS receiver: hardware that receives the information transmitted by the satellites in a car, at home, or in a laptop that is connected to mapping software
  10. 13. iPaQ GPS
  11. 14. EXPLORIST GPS

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