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What is GIS & the power of GIS

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What is GIS & The Power of GIS

According to ESRI, A geographic information system  (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns and trends.  In today's modern world, GIS proves resourcefull to all Organizations of all Sizes in major industries.

GIS Applications are tools that allow users to create interactive queris, analyze spartial information create and edit maps and make a presentation of the result.


What are some of the Major GIS Applications and Use

Urban Planning: this is used to analyse urban growth. in most cases analysing urban growth suitable land must be identified and what a better tool to use than GIS

Environment Impact analysisHuman activities produce potential hazards towards the environment such activities including; contruction, mining, radio active waste disposal. 

agricultural application:  GIS Can be used to create more efficient Techniques for farming. you can use it to analyze soil data and get the best kind of crop to farm on verious land topograhy. 

Disaster management & mitigation: GIS can help in decision making in terms of which areas are prone to man-made or natural disasters.

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Natural Resource management:  with GIS, water, forest and agriculture can be well managed you can use GIS to monitor forest cover, Study soil data and advice on best agricultural practices, and also analyze geographic distribution of water.

Desertification: Land degradation due to climatic changes or human activities. GIS provids information of land which is degraded as result and can prove crucial towards Govenmental agencies tasked with tackling Desertification

GIS for Public Health:  with GIS you get a cost effect tool to analyse health sector programmes, explaining epidemic patterns, with social, institutions and natural environment through GIS Data.

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