history of gis

How Advances in Computer Mapping Shaped the Early Days of GIS

Greg Bunce, from the State of Utah’s Automated Geographic Reference Center, presents a walk through the  history of mapping and…

September 5, 2019

Stroll Through the Story of GIS

Entitled "A GIS Story: The power behind the map in the 21st Century" this site takes viewers through a cursory…

January 28, 2017

Who is the Father of GIS?

Roger Tomlinson coined the term "geographic information systems"  and it's his contributions to geographic information systems (GIS) that earned him the…

July 30, 2019

GIS Timeline

GIS timeline of significant milestones that have occurred since the early 1960s to advance GIS and geospatial technologies. GIS has…

March 27, 2016

Who Coined the Phrase Geographic Information System?

Roger Tomlinson, also known as the Father of GIS, is famed for being a pioneer in the field of Geographic…

November 23, 2013

History of GIS

From the early days in Canada to the high tech world of internet mapping, the field of GIS is older…

September 26, 2019