Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and civil engineering

Aimed at Graduate and Students studying civil engineering, this briefing note focusses on GIS, its uses, and benefits for civil engineering.

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ICE's Geospatial Engineering Panel has published a series of reports concerned with various subjects such as A Civil Engineers Guide to GPS and GNSS and many others. Designed to be both informative and contemporary, the reports are updated regularly and are intended to provide accurate information to a varied audience.

This briefing report focuses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Graduates & Students, providing information to important and fundamental questions such as:

  • Why should we be interested in GIS;
  • How can GIS help in CIvil Engineering; and,
  • What are the principle things that we should know about GIS.

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