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Marketable Skills

 
GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE (GIS) MARKETABLE SKILLS
• Collect, compile, analyze and report quantitative and qualitative GIS data, such as remote sensing, vector, raster and cartographic data for inclusion in maps and reports using specialized Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application software.
• Select needed information from databases to create maps; edit and process data that has been collected in the field.
• Produce data layers, maps, tables, or reports, using spatial analysis procedures and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, equipment, or software.
• Manage the initiation, development and completion of GIS projects requiring data collection, data management, analysis, map product development and final report writing for presentation.
• Keep abreast of developments in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, continue education, or participating in professional organizations or conferences.
• Identifying complex Geographic Information Systems (GIS) problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Express geographic concepts in writing, speaking, and graphically to discipline-specific and general audiences.
• Communicate effectively and professionally with peers, managers, customers, and other stakeholders.
• Critically analyze GIS data to develop inferences and reach sound conclusions.
• Work productively with others to achieve group goals. Provide technical expertise in GIS to clients or users.
 
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