Non-university certificate or diploma
Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, involves layering data on a map, combining information about where things are and identification of what is physically present. GIS technicians work in areas from climate science to archaeology and help researchers and users understand data based on where it is in the world. This can be essential to understanding things like ocean currents, marine migrations, and pollution, enabling people to understand how data from many different sources relates to its position in the world.
A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician performs some or all of the following duties: