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Educational resources related to geospatial science.

Geospatial Institute is committed to promoting professional standards within the geospatial industry through the publication of educational resources.

Tutorials


The following are a list of tutorials available on this website.
Some are also available on the Humboldt State University Geospatial Website via the links below. Tutorials are listed by topic and level of difficulty.

Level: Beginner

The following videos demonstrate some of the tutorials found in the book Geospatial Concepts: The Fundamentals of Geospatial Science.

Video series: Part 1 of 8
Created by Nicolas Malloy
Video series: Part 1 of 2
Created by Nicolas Malloy
Video Series: Part 1 of 11
Created by Nicolas Malloy
Video Series: Part 1 of 8
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Level: Advanced


Geospatial Analysis Skills: Review and Self Assessment

Exploring Error and Uncertainty Related to Datums and Projections Using ArcGIS

Developing a Quality Assurance Plan

Data Queries

Viewshed Analysis, or What Could Sauron’s Eye Really See?


Video Series: Part 1 of 4
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 2
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 3
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 4
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 5
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 9
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 3
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Urban Planning: Vector Analysis II


Video Series: Part 1 of 7
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Video Series: Part 1 of 6
Created by Nicolas Malloy

Level: Expert


The following tutorials can be found in the book: Essential Modeling Techniques for Geospatial Analysis Using ArcGIS: An Intermediate-Level GIS Workbook

Advanced Geospatial Analysis Skills: Review and Self-Assessment

Optimizing Organic Waste Diversion Using a Vehicle Routing Model

Demand-Based Site Selection for Fire Stations Using a Network Allocation Model

Tracking Creatures of Bavarian Folklore Using a Least-Cost Path Model

Creating a Digital Elevation Model from GPS Data Using Interpolation Methods

Exploring Patterns of Crime In Los Angeles County Using A Density Surface Model