what is geospatial?


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Frequency of the term "geospatial" in publications. Source: Google Ngram Viewer.

What is the Difference Between GIS and Geospatial?

The terms GIS (which most commonly is an acronym for Geographic Information Systems) and geospatial are often used interchangeably.  There are differences in what the terms GIS and geospatial mean. What is GIS? GIS refers to a system where geographic information is stored in layers and integrated with geographic software […]