Definition of Geospatial Data
Vector data uses the simple geometric objects of points, lines, and areas (polygons) to represent spatial features.
Other Types of Raster Data
Other types of raster data include:
- Satellite Imagery – remotely sensed satellite data
- Digital Elevation Models- an array of uniformly spaced elevation data
- Digital Orthophotos – digitized image prepared from an aerial photograph or other remotely sensed data, in which the displacement or distoration have been removed
- Graphic Files – scanned maps, photographs, and images in TIFF, GIF, or JPEG format