QGIS on a laptop. Image: Caitlin Dempsey

Building a GIS Career

Caitlin Dempsey

Geospatial technology is widely used across industries, with evolving GIS skills. Here are tips to prepare for a GIS career.

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.

QGIS is a very popular popular open source GIS software.

GIS Tutorials

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Online GIS tutorials from Geography Realm for mapping and data analysis.

Women in GIS Networking Groups

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Web sites with information specifically regarding peer support for women in GIS.

Map of GIS Job Listings in the US

Heat Maps in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Heat mapping, from a GIS perspective, is a method of showing the geographic clustering of a phenomenon.