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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to analysis of geographical data from multiple sources and technologies, using statistical methods and often resulting in computer visualization of locations under study.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to a geographic location, especially data.
  • adjective computing Describing the combination of spatial software and geographic data.

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  • Finally, attractive and seamless user experience in geospatial web applications.

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  • At the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he majored in geospatial engineering, a field of geographic mapping, and received his degree in 2004.

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  • This process, called geospatial image registration, integrates different sets of data to produce image products having a more accurate reference system synchronized with map coordinates.

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  • University of Maryland computer science Ph.D. student Paulo S.akarian and computer science Professor V.S. S.brahmanian, together with University of Torino (Italy) computer science Professor Maria-Luisa S.pino developed a new computational technique called geospatial abduction designed to help analysts locate caches of explosive weapons.

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  • Geographic [al] information system (also known as geospatial and consumer statistics and financial transaction processing. information system): System for capturing, storing, analysing, Mbit: Megabit. managing and presenting data and associated attributes that are MCX

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  • I know a company in The Netherlands that can produce the same kind of geospatial data and deliver sortlike services.

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  • Since 1992, LizardTech has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution digital content such as geospatial image data.

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  • Since 1992, LizardTech has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution digital content such as geospatial image data.

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  • This story will look at how technology such as geospatial information systems are being used to support urban and regional mass evacuation plans.

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  • geospatial - an adjective - pertaining to position relative to the Earth's surface. "Geospatial data are indexed by location in either two or three dimensions (i.e., latitude, longitude, elevation)".

    August 22, 2009