Valentin Petru MĂZĂREANU


The geographical information system represents a branch of information technology that was developed along with the traditional business information technologies. It enables viewing of complex data in a graphical manner easy to understand, providing a more realistic view of the conditions which must be evaluated. The geographical information systems are used in various fields, like geography, geology and all the related fields, public administration, military activities, transportation and infrastructure administration, business, healthcare, social services or land properties management.

In this paper we will emphasize how these systems can be used as a powerful information visualization tool in educational environment, taking into account that information visualization makes data easier to understand using direct sensory experience, especially the visual one.

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geographic information system, data estimation, information visualization

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