GIS Learning

Resources covering the basics of GIS. Tutorials for learning GIS, geospatial community, and geographic concepts.

A kid sitting at an orange table with a joystick looking at a colorful map.for an article about teaching GIS to kids.

5 Ways GIS Users Can Expand Their Geospatial Skills

Caitlin Dempsey

Listed here are five practical strategies that GIS users can adopt to further develop their capabilities and grow with the geospatial industry.

A view of the QGIS map canvas with a scanned map overlaying OpenStreetMap street data.

Learn How to Georeference a Map in QGIS Using GIS Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn how to georeference a map using GIS data in QGIS with this step-by-step tutorial.

Map showing a gradient from bright yellow to deep red to show increase or decrease.

Change Detection Using Kernel Density Analysis in ArcGIS Pro

Jeff Oppong

This GIS tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for how to use two point datasets to detect changes in ArcGIS Pro using kernel density.

An AI generated drawing showing four kids at a long table looking at maps on a screen.

Teaching GIS to Kids to Help Them Learn Spatial Skills

Caitlin Dempsey

Tips and resources to help you get started with teaching your children about GIS and mapping.

A screenshot showing a georeferenced map on top of a satellite image of the Nile River area.

Georeferencing Scanned Maps in QGIS Using Graticules

Jeff Oppong

This GIS tutorial teaches you how to assign geographic coordinates to a scanned map in QGIS using a process known as georeferencing.

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