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

GRASS GIS Tutorials (Videos) – Tips on using GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), a free Geographic Information System (GIS) software used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies