Classify land use types in an image to find impervious surfaces.
Help the Lincoln Police Department allocate resources to combat crime.
Learn online mapmaking while exploring Hawaiian volcanoes.
Create 2D and 3D maps of tidal flood patterns in Venice, Italy.
Analyze how roads impact deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
ArcGIS spans an entire suite of software applications. Make cloud-based maps and share them worldwide with ArcGIS Online, or automate workflows and map in 3D with ArcGIS Pro. Transform raw data into valuable information with ArcMap's advanced analysis tools or use a host of specialized applications for more specific purposes. Together, these applications tackle geographic problems in the real world.
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The ability to solve spatial problems using geographic analysis is one of the most interesting and remarkable aspects of GIS. When taking a spatial problem solving approach, you ask a question or identify a problem, combine information from different sources, perform a sequence of spatial operations, and derive results that help you answer your question or gain new insights into your problem.
GIS helps you integrate all kinds of information about your world and apply sophisticated analytical methods to the data. GIS also lets you convey your results in beautiful maps and graphics to effectively communicate the stories you want to tell.