PA 3 Assignment - What is GIS?

A Geographic Information System or GIS (using GPS data) gives us the power to create maps to not only show exactly where something is physically located; we can correlate other data such as rain fall, moisture depth, insect damage, etc. in the maps.

Reading and Resources



After reviewing the readings then conducting online research of GIS in agriculture: Define “What is GIS and how is it used in Agriculture?”

    • Fully addresses all aspects of the question.
    • Demonstrates excellent critical thinking skills through multiple examples and ideas.

After completing the questions; save the file with (your initials_Assignment_Unit 5_3) and submit the assignment by the due date listed in the Course Calendar. This assignment has a point value of:  20 points