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Descriptor English: Geographic Information Systems
Descriptor Spanish: Sistemas de Información Geográfica
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistemas de Informação Geográfica
Descriptor French: Systèmes d'information géographique
Entry term(s): Geographic Information System
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geographical Information System
Geographical Information Systems
Global Positioning System
Global Positioning Systems
Information System, Geographic
Information System, Geographical
Information Systems, Geographic
Information Systems, Geographical
Positioning System, Global
Positioning Systems, Global
System, Geographical Information
System, Global Positioning
Systems, Geographical Information
Systems, Global Positioning
Tree number(s): L01.313.500.750.300.314
L01.470.750.750.462
SP4.127.428.794.500
SP8.946.819.946
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040362
Scope note: Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
Related: Geographic Mapping MeSH
Remote Sensing Technology MeSH
Satellite Imagery MeSH
Spatial Analysis MeSH
DeCS ID: 37724
Unique ID: D040362
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Geographic Information Systems - Preferred
Concept UI M0421371
Scope note Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.
Preferred term Geographic Information Systems
Entry term(s) Geographic Information System
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geographical Information System
Geographical Information Systems
Information System, Geographic
Information System, Geographical
Information Systems, Geographic
Information Systems, Geographical
System, Geographical Information
Systems, Geographical Information
Global Positioning Systems - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0521376
Scope note Satellite-based systems providing worldwide continuous position, velocity, time, and related data.
Preferred term Global Positioning Systems
Entry term(s) Global Positioning System
Positioning System, Global
Positioning Systems, Global
System, Global Positioning
Systems, Global Positioning



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