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Center for GIS

What is GIS?

A Geographic Information System, or GIS, is computer based technology that captures, manages, analyzes, and displays spatial (location) information through interactive maps. As an information system that leverages geographic data, GIS can help you answer questions, solve problems, and plan for the future by enabling you to visualize your data in layers, to easily see relationships, patterns, and trends.

To discover the many ways GIS can work for you and your organization, visit

Division of Innovation & Applied Research
Center for GIS
Office Location: 7400 York Road, Towson, MD 21204

Phone: 410-704-3887
Fax: 410-704-3888

MD Broadband Map

The Maryland Broadband Map is a great way to see GIS in action.



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