GIS Learning

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

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

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 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.

What is GIS?

Caitlin Dempsey

GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems.

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