Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.
Aerial Photogrammetrist, Cadastral Mapper, Cartographer, Cartographic Designer, Cartography Technician, Digital Cartographer, LIDAR Technician (Light Detection and Ranging Technician), Map Maker, Mapper, Orthophotography Technician, Photogrammetric Technician, Photogrammetrist, Stereo Compiler, Stereoplotter Operator
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