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Geography and Environmental ScienceUndergraduate study

Geospatial analyst

Geospatial analysis is a growing field of jobs analysing geographic data for a wide variety of employers and sectors. The role includes analysis of data, design of databases and use of this data in other GIS applications

The work of a geospatial analyst varies greatly depending on which sector you are working in. Industries employing geospatial analysts include the military, retail, real estate, environment, urban planning and government.

Typical work activities

This role tends to involve researching, assessing and processing digital geographic images and data. This compiled data can then be used in future projects and in constructing models and maps.


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