How a GIS works: A GIS works by providing a way to capture or input data, store, retrieve and manage the data, manipulate and analyze the data, and finally a way of displaying that data as a map or as a document or both. Let's take a closer look as each of these aspects of GIS.
Data input or capture
Data storage, retrieval, and management
Data manipulation and analysis
Glossary: Terms and definitions.
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