Welcome to the Resources for learning GIS: WikiaEdit
This is a collection of freely available resources for learning GIS. They are collected in a Wiki to enable the community to maintain the list with new resources as they become available.
GIS Basics Edit
Mapping & GIS for Absolute Beginners - short article from the makers of Mango Map explaining the core basic GIS concepts.
Beginner's Guide to GIS An in-depth introduction to GIS concepts, data, software, and web mapping
Mapschool - a free introduction to geo
How GPS Works - trilateration explained
Datums and Coordinate Reference Systems Edit
Coordinate System Definitions - The Spatial Blog on coordinate system definitions.
Introduction to Geodetic Datums - a collection of Youtube videos explaining the Geodetic Datums concept.
Cartographic Design Principles - series of articles from the UK's national mapping agency OS on cartographic design.
Cartographic Color Tips - Azavea Atlas blog post
Bivariate Choropleth Maps - blog post introduces the idea of bivariate choropleth mapping
Subtleties of Color - a 6 part blog on color theory from Nasa's Earth observatory
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) Edit
MIT Open Courseware - Tutorial with practical exercises from MIT
Introduction to Geospatial Technology Using QGIS - Del Mar College Via Canvas
Skills for the Digital Earth - Elmhurst College
Maps and the Geospatial Revolution - Penn State Via Coursera
Introduction to GIS - University of Western Florida Via Canvas
Geospatial Intelligence and the Geosptial Revolution - Penn State Via Coursera
From GPS to Google Maps and Spatial Computing - University of Minnesota Via Coursera
Introduction to GIS - an open course using the Open Source software package gvSIG
Using QGIS for Desktop GIS Edit
Open Source GIS with QGIS 2.0 - Lex Berman, Harvard University
5 QGIS lessons on Vimeo - introduction to QGIS videos by Mango Maps
QGIS Tutorials and Tips - by Ujaval Ghandi
QGIS Uncovered - QGIS Tutorials on Youtube by Steven Bernard
QGIS Training Manual - Official QGIS Documentation
GIS Practicum - Introduction to GIS using Open Source Software, Baruch Geoportal
GeoAcademy - the 'official' QGIS course developed by GEo4All the FOSS4G education arm
The Free QGIS Training Manual - Linfiniti Consulting
GIS Geography - short guide to QGIS
Free Preview of Mastering QGIS - preview of QGIS book.
Open Source GIS Platform Edit
Lets Talk About Your Geostack - a workshop presented by Eric Theise
Web Mapping Edit
Web-Map-Workshop - a series of workshops introducing the fundamentals of web programming and webmapping
Web Mapping Tutorial - by maptime
Core Online Mapping Concepts - courageous coder explains the basics of GIS for web developers
Web Mapping for Dummies - from the xyht blog
More than you ever wanted to know about GeoJSON - GeoJSON is currently the most popular data exchange format in web mapping
CartoDB's Map Academy - tutorials from CarotBD on using their mapping platform
MangoMap - MangoMap help documentation
MapBox Education - educational resources from MapBox
MapBox Studio - tutorial on using MapBox studio
Leaflet Mapping Tutorial - Creating a Leaflet.js mapping app from the ground up
Leaflet Tips and Tricks - freely available e-book
D3 Maps: Getting Started - tutorial, how to create an election map using D3
Interactive and Multivariate Choropleth Maps with D3 - tutorial presented at NACIS conference by University of Wisconsin–Madison
Time Series Proportional Symbol Maps with Leaflet and jQuery - tutorial presented at NACIS conference by University of Wisconsin–Madison
Open Street Map Edit
Learn OSM - learn how to use and constribute to the 'wikipedia of maps'
Mapping with Open Street Map - Mapbox's extensive guide to Open Street Map.
Learn to Map - map gives quick get started guide to Open Street Map and the Humanitarian Open Street Map tasking manager.
Other Collections of GIS Resources Edit
Resources Robin Tolochko - huge list of resources, everything you need is here.
GoGeo - UK Higher Education Institutions geo Portal
Digital Earth EU - list of data sources and resources
Gretchen Peterson Links - a list of cartography resources from the "Renowned Cartographer" Gretchen Peterson.
GIS Resources - an Indian website brining together information on all aspects of GIS including lots of learning resources
awesome-spatial - links to a whole range of spatial themed GitHub repos
Ordnance Survey Open Source GIS Guides - designed with users of OS data in mind, but still useful resource from the UK's NMA
Collection of Some Cool GeoTools Useful for GeoGeeks - from Geoawesomeness
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