Everyday Applications of GIS Mapping
The last time you opened a newspaper, you probably read a story about congressional redistricting in your state—or perhaps you read about how your community plans to build a new highway that will cut your commute time in half. Though they may seem unrelated, these stories are connected by a common thread: geographic information systems. GIS affects most of us on a daily basis, whether we realize it or not. Here are three examples of GIS that might surprise you.