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The mission of is to ensure your success. Whether you’re a GIS expert or have just recently started using GIS, we deeply appreciate the opportunity to serve you. is a knowledge sharing platform that will enable users to share their knowledge with the community. will be useful in enhancing our knowledge of GIS, and will help geographers better understand GIS concepts and quickly ramp up their GIS skills to be more productive. is a community-generated GIS-centric encyclopedia that serves as a repository for factual, unbiased GIS will seek to involve the GIS community in an ongoing process of creation and collaboration of conceptual GIS information. will use the passion and knowledge each one of you has, in order to offer another resource for users to help others. All content ownership will be shared by the GIS community.

The success of depends on the contributions of GIS professionals, students, and the GIS community-at-large. We invite all the people who share a common interest in sharing GIS knowledge and ideas to to create a login account on and then begin editing existing pages or adding their own GIS-related content to the wiki.

Content Use

For details on the use of, please read our Terms Of Use, Disclaimer, and Copyright documents.


We value the privacy of those who visit the Web site and register to become contributors to To understand the full privacy policy, please read the Privacy Policy document.

How To Help

We welcome contributions from the GIS community-at-large. In fact, we depend on your contributions to make the best community-based GIS repository on the Internet! Please feel free to create a login account on and then begin editing existing pages or adding your own GIS-related content to the wiki. We have a list of requested pages on the wiki for which we are seeking content, but please feel free to add more topics/ content as you deem fit. All GIS-related content is welcome.

At some point in time, we will also need help with moderation and operation of this wiki. Moderators will be selected from a group of active users.

If you are unfamiliar with how a wiki works, a good place to start may be our Help page. There you will find information about how to get started and how to edit pages as well as a brief manual of style to help guide you.


If you have any questions or comments about, please e-mail the site administrator at