Welcome to the GIS&T Body of Knowledge!

This Body of Knowledge documents the domain of geographic information science and its associated technologies (GIS&T). By providing this content in a new digital format, UCGIS aims to continue supporting the GIS&T higher education community and its connections with the practitioners,

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FC-Foundational Concepts
The foundational concepts are the elementary building blocks and
KE-Knowledge Economy
Knowledge Economy is the portion of the Body of Knowledge focused on
CP-Computing Platforms
Computing Platforms provide the computational capabilities to apply
PD-Programming and Development
Computer programming and development are critical to the past,
DC-Data Capture
The capture of massive quantities of spatial data, able to be
DM-Data Management
Data management involves the theories and techniques for managing the
AM-Analytics and Modeling
This knowledge area embodies a variety of data driven analytics,
CV-Cartography and Visualization
The Cartography & Visualization section encapsulates competencies
DA-Domain Applications
The Domain Applications knowledge area focuses on the linkages
GS-GIS&T and Society
The connections and interactions between GIS&T and society range