Canada Geography and GIS University Programs
Browse through the list of Canadian Geography and GIS bachelor, masters, and doctorate courses, programs and degrees offered by universities in Canada.
What is Geography and GIS?
Geographic information systems (GIS, and sometimes called spatial information systems or geomatics) integrate hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. In essence, GIS is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis, and database technology.
Geographic information science (GISc) is the academic theory behind the development, use, and application of geographic information systems. Generally, degree programs are usually in GISc, whereas GIS programs are usually certificate or diplomas.
Remote sensing is usually combined with GIS or GISc, since remote sensing is the acquisition of information using wireless devices, such as satellites, aircraft, buoys, and ships. This data is then fed into the GIS for analysis.
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Geography and GIS Admission Requirements
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Graduate Geography and GIS Admission Requirements
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What Geography and GIS Students Learn
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Research in Geography and GIS
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Career and Employment Opportunities in Geography and GIS
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About Geography and GIS
GIS is a branch of geography. It is related to software engineering, statistics, and database development. It is also similar to geomatics engineering.