Modern society relies on accurate mapping technology and the wealth of secondary data it provides; from transportation infrastructure to construction to logistics management to marketing, precision in geocoding is vital. A geospatial analyst is responsible for developing ways to obtain useful data from geographical information bases and systems so that the information can be used in a wide variety of industries and fields. This is accomplished through many different methods, such as physical maps/overlays and advanced computer analysis methods and mapping software.
Geospatial Analyst Tasks
Use GIS software and multiple information sources to validate, update, and create maps.
Analyze geographic data and information, understand it and transform it into usable assets.
Create detailed maps and associated metadata.
Import, clean, compare and understand geospatial data.