Geospatial Basics

Introductory information and tutorials about geospatial technology and tools.

Open Source

Introduction to Open Data and Open Source GIS Tools: A Reference Guide  – Introduces the concepts of Open Source and Open Data; the opportunities, challenges and development of the Open Geospatial initiative; and how the Federal Government is implementing Open technology to foster Open Data. Each Open Source geospatial tool is described and get started resources are listed on its own page to help you mix and match to your organization’s particular needs or to fill the gap left by commercial tools – MAGTUG/MAC URISA Open Source GIS and Open Data Symposium 05/25/2016

Public Geospatial Data

Where to find publically-available geospatial data within the Mid-Atlantic –

  • Geospatial Web Services Available From the NJ Office of GIS (pdf)