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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

We Have a New Website!

Our new Real Estate GIS Website is now available. It is full of new information and functionality that was not possible with our old site. We have also rolled all of the information from the Community Portal and the Incentives Portal into the new application. In order to ease users into the transition, we will keep the old site active for awhile, but we hope you will try the new one and let us know what you think. Email us at: gis@roanokeva.gov






Our Mission
We will use GIS to solve problems and improve business processes while
promoting enterprise solutions. We will provide customer support through
GIS software, applications, training and mapping.



GIS is a system of computer software, hardware, data, and personnel to help
manipulate, analyze and present information that is tied to a spatial location.
    • spatial location usually a geographic location
    • information visualization of analysis of data
    • systemlinking software, hardware, data
    • personnel a thinking explorer who is key to the power of GIS
GIS SERVICES
    • Cartography, Visualization, and Maps
      • Map Creation: simple to complex
      • Data Management and Integration
        • Enterprise Database - central data storage accessible to all
        • Database Integration - mapping non-spatial data
      • Analysis and Modeling
        • Statistical Analysis & Geocoding
        • Modeling (Networks, Elevations, 3-D)
      • Application Development, Implementation, and Customization
        • Website - sharing maps and tools