What is Geographic Information Science (GISci)?
Geographic Information Science (GISci) is the field that studies, researches, analyzes, and processes geographic data and information. It is the science of understanding geographic data and using mathematical and computational tools and technology to analyze and process that data into meaningful information.
Geographic information science is also known as GI science.
Geographic information science is primarily concerned with scientific research and research related to geographic information systems (GIS). It applies geographic, information science, geospatial and information theoretical theories and principles to investigate, research, process and present geographic or spatial data and information.
In addition to technical aspects, geographic information science also examines and evaluates the psychological and social impact of geographic information systems (GIS) on individuals and society.