Proceed to GeoCommunity Home Page


SpatialNewsGIS Data DepotGeoImaging ChannelGIS and MappingSoftwareGIS JobsGeoBids-RFPsGeoCommunity MarketplaceGIS Event Listings
HomeLoginAccountsAboutContactAdvertiseSearchFAQsForumsCartFree Newsletter

Sponsored by:


TOPICS
Download Data

Accounts

USGS DRGs

USGS DEMs

USGS DOQQs

FEMA Flood Data

VMAP

NWI

Gazetteer

Census/TIGER

Index Grids

About Data

Contact


SpatialNews Daily Newswire!
Subscribe now!

Latest Industry Headlines
Coming Up Next: SuperGIS Server 3.3
New GRASS GIS 7.2.x Stable Release Branch Created
USDA Announces More Than $8 Million in Payments to Support the Production of Advanced Biofuel
Collect Data With LiGO
Geographic Information Services, Inc. Honored for Excellence in "Employee Ownership" Communications

Latest GeoBids-RFPs
GIS Handheld Device-FL
Geospatial Support Services-VA
Hyperspectral Imaging System-MI
Surveying and Mapping Services-TX
Digital Mapping*Written in French

Recent Job Opportunities
GIS Analyst
GIS Technician

Recent Discussions
Maps- RM's and Legal Land Descriptions Identified
lang change modeler
DEM dates
Historical DEMs
Slope gradient and lenght
Data HelpDesk - GIS Glossary


G
Back to Index

Geo-coding
In spatial databases, a coding process wherein a digital map feature is assigned an attribute to serve as a unique ID (tract number, node number) or classification (soil type, zoning category). In polygon processing, the polygon boundary that contains the coordinate pair of a data item (text label) is assigned the value of that data item as "geo-code".

GIF Graphics Interchange Format
The image file format originally developed by CompuServe as a machine-independent image file format. GIF files are a popular way of storing 8 bit, scanned or digitized images, and the compression ratios achieved are commonly better than other 8 bit formats. This format is commonly used in Internet applications.

GPS
Acronym for Global Positioning System, hardware and software designed to communicate with satellites to determine ground location.


Sponsored by:

For information
regarding
advertising rates
Click Here!

Copyright© 1995-2014 MindSites Group / Privacy Policy

GeoCommunity™, Wireless Developer Network™, GIS Data Depot®, and Spatial News™
including all logos and other service marks
are registered trademarks and trade communities of
MindSites Group