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Home Education Certification Program Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS

Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS

A professional involved in GIS/LIS systems design and/or systems application of data base management and computer programs that allow for the utilization of spatially referenced data bases for solving user analysis requirements. They are responsible for the integration of data needs and the development of correspondence between and the utilization of various spatial systems of often-different generic origins that are used to solve requirements.

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Three years experience in mapping sciences or photogrammetry in a position of responsibility demonstrating professional knowledge of and competence in mapping science and mapping procedures.

2.

Three years of professional experience in the Geographic or Land Information Systems, during which professional knowledge and competence in those systems were demonstrated.

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References from four persons who are holding, or who have held, responsible positions in the mapping sciences and in the Geographic or Land Information Systems area and have first-hand knowledge of the applicant’s professional and personal qualifications.

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Declaration of compliance with the Code of Ethics of the ASPRS.

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Successful completion of a written examination.

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Home Education Certification Program Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS