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GIS & Geospatial Technologies: Tutorials

This guide provides GIS tutorials, data, books, course-specific GIS guides and other geospatial related information that might be of interest.

Getting Started with ArcGIS

GIS and Python

More GIS Tutorials on the Web

Knowledge Bases

Random GIS Hacks / Tips

Working with Zip Codes

QGIS Resources


UCSD Specific Tutorials


Esri StoryMaps combine interactive maps with text, photos, video and sound to create interactive experiences to communicate your story to others. A UCSD ArcGIS Online Organization account is required to create a StoryMap. StoryMaps published to the public can be viewed by anyone.

Hands-on Tutorials

Specific StoryMap Tips

Survey 123

Survey123 for ArcGIS is a complete, form-centric solution for creating, sharing and analyzing surveys. Use it to create smart forms with skip logic, defaults, and support for multiple languages. Collect data via web or mobile devices, even when disconnected from the Internet. Analyze results quickly, and upload data securely for further analysis.