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Stanford's GIS specialists are curators for geospatial, digital map, and GIS resources.

Geographic information systems (GIS) and data mapping

GIS is a computer system that can capture, store, manipulate, and analyze data related to positions on the Earth’s surface.

Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections, located on the second floor of the Mitchell Building, provides access to geospatial data, digital map services, and GIS, as well as GIS reference and research consultation.