GIS Tutorials

Caitlin Dempsey


Listed here are the available step-by-step or explanatory articles on Geography Realm for accomplishing various tasks in GIS using ArcGIS, QGIS, Maptitude, and other mapping tools

ArcGIS Pro Tutorials

Urban planning tutorials

Modeling in ArcGIS

Earth sciences tutorials

Hydrology tutorials

Public health tutorials

ArcGIS Business Analyst Web Map Tutorial

QGIS Tutorials

Working with data in QGIS

Routing in QGIS

3D mapping in QGIS

Digitizing in QGIS

Maptitude Tutorials

  • Using GIS to Map Trends in Employment
    This tutorials shows users how to analyze ACS data from the US Census Bureau to calculate employment shift-share and location quotient using Maptitude.

Excel mapping tutorial

Old GIS software tutorials

These are older tutorials for software that is deprecated.

ArcMap GIS Tutorials

Google Sheets Mapping Tutorials

Mapping Fun Tutorials

General GIS Tutorials

More GIS Tutorial Resources

Free Ways to Learn QGIS
There are some good free materials available if you wish to learn how to use QGIS.

Esri Free Web Courses
Esri offers some free web courses. Learn about the basics of GIS and get experience with learning some of Esri’s desktop and web-based applications.

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Accessing Spatial Data Tutorial
Tutorial for learning about spatial data, its usefulness, accessibility and the national infrastructure (NSDI) which supports it.

Geographic Information Systems
Created by the USGS, this website features information about what a GIS is and the history of GIS.

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About the author
Caitlin Dempsey
Caitlin Dempsey is the editor of Geography Realm and holds a master's degree in Geography from UCLA as well as a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from SJSU.