How are geological maps produced?
Geologists use tools such as GIS applications to manipulate and map data
for visualization and analysis.
GIS -Geographical Information Systems
-are integrated, spatial, data-handling programmes which will collect, store,
Where does it come from?
Most data created by
Government or Commercial
Examples: topographic base
map data, aerial and satellite
User collected data
Digitizing features from paper
Collected with GPS or other
U of T Mississauga
Library GIS Service
Rm.360 in Library
AstraZeneca Canada Centre for Information and Technology Literacy
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