Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an interesting and evolving field.  This page describes some common uses of GIS.

Identifying and Displaying Raster Data

Comparing Raster and Vector Data Types

Comparing Map Projections

Raster Data – Aerial Imagery

Exploring LiDAR Returns

Joining Attributes to Create Maps of Vital Statistics

Selection and Query Techniques Using Google Fusion

Selecting Features by Spatial Location

Digitizing Example

Geocoding with Google Drive

Internet and Mobile GIS – Creating a StoryMap

Buffer Analysis

3D Analyst Visualization of Pittsburgh, PA

Spatial Analysis with GeoDa and GeoViz

Exploring Summary Statistics Using Google Sheets

Exploring Error Terms from a Bivariate Regression over Space

Identifying Spatial Clusters

The Importance of Metadata