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GIS Project Developer

GIS Project Developer

GIS Project Developer 

Main Topic: Places and Regions
Secondary Topic: Human Geography 

Overview: Project development is critical for the growth of GIS research and education. Geospatial and data-analysis projects often require outside funding such as grants and contracts, which GIS Project Developers can help to secure. GIS Project Developers contribute to the design and programming of custom geospatial solutions for various entities such as election boards, tax commissioners, and water resource boards. Other application development requests such as mobile geospatial applications, cartographic services, remote sensing analysis, and data and spatial analysis are common from clients across states and regions. 

Geographers at work: GIS Specialist, Remote Sensing Specialist, Mapping Specialist 

Recommended College Courses: Physical Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Cartography 

Skills: GIS, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Programming 

Occupation Group: Computer and Information Technology

Written by Christopher Hinojosa