GIS- Geographic Information System
By: Jennifer S, Sage B, Rukmini W, Chandrika M
Description of Innovation
What is it made of?
Who and where was it invented?
How does it work?
GIS uses the data from an area, then combines it with computer mapping. Then it provides a sophisticated data storage and analysis tool.
What is it's impact on society?
Changes from Innovation
How has it changed the way people use their resources?
How has it changed the way people interact with others?
How has this affected where people are able to live?
What is its impact on globalization?
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