GIS and Database

Geographic Information System (GIS)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a system of computer software, hardware and data, and personnel to help capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze and present information that is tied to a spatial location.

Within the GIS System, data is organized into a series of thematic layers and tables. GIS provides a powerful tool to make better decisions through query and visualization of geographic information.


GIS LINKS

Map LibraryMaps in Acrobat .pdf format (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

MassGIS