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Mapping, GIS, and Remote Sensing

A guide to mapping resources, including GIS (geographic information systems), at the UNT Libraries and on the Internet. The guide also provides links to geospatial and other data that can be downloaded and mapped.

What is Remote Sensing?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) defines remote sensing as "the science of obtaining information about objects or areas from a distance, typically from aircraft or satellites."

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