The Geographic Information Systems Center (GIS Center) at Florida International University supports and facilitates the teaching and research activities of the FIU community in the areas of geographic information systems, remote sensing, geospatial web visualization and geospatial data management.
Since its establishment in 1998, the FIU Library Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Center (GIS Center) has been supporting research and teaching in many academic units, including Engineering, Computing and Information Sciences, Biological Sciences, Earth and Environment, Public Health, and Global & Sociocultural Studies. The Center offers expertise in geospatial web technologies, geospatial data [...]
A Geographic Information System, or GIS, is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present geographically referenced data. A GIS includes both hardware and software components. For more details, look through the following links: ESRI’s (Environmental Systems Research Institute) definition of GIS. USGS’s (US Geographical Survey) definition of GIS. GIS Lounge’s definition [...]
The demand for professionals with expertise with geospatial technologies (geographic information systems, remote sensing, global positioning systems, etc.) are on the rise. A listing of available employment and career opportunities is coming soon . . .