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Geospatial mapping

Geospatial mapping is a type of spatial analysis techniques that typically employs software capable of rendering maps processing spatial data, and applying analytical methods to terrestrial or geographic datasets, including the use of geographic information systems

As a fast-developing technology with an excellent potential for growth in the next decade, geospatial is likely to have a major impact on policymaking in areas of critical relevance for the Commonwealth’s agenda on political, economic and social development issues.

Geospatial mapping is generally accurate and objective, it provides globally consistent coverage over relatively long time periods, and it offers multiple levels of data resolution.