What does GAIA stand for?
Geospatial and a little extra
The name was inspired by the Greek deity, Gaia. According to Wikipedia, she “is the personification of the Earth and one of the Greek primordial deities. Gaia is the ancestral mother of all life: the primal Mother Earth goddess.”
GAIA is also an acronym descriptive of the software: “Geospatial Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture”. The term ‘geospatial’ refers to geospatial analysis, which is an approach to applying statistical analysis and other analytical techniques to data which has a geographical or spatial aspect.