Interactive Web Mapping
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Interactive Web Mapping Help
• Web Mapping Tutorial
• Performing an Address/Parcel Search
Click on the icon below to launch the interactive web mapping page.
What is GIS?
GIS stands for Geographic Information System, and is best described as an organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information [ESRI].
Simply put, GIS is the evolution of cartography which combines geographic information with databases and sophisticated computer analysis.
The core functions of the GIS program at the City of Janesville are as follows:
• Geodatabase Maintenance
• Map design, creation, and production
• GIS web mapping support
• Legal description and verification
• Map corrections and updates
• Data packaging and distribution
• Special project analysis
• Software upgrade research
• User troubleshooting
• User training
For more information on the GIS program, please contact the GIS Staff.