Introduction to Working with Geospatial Data

Before taking on any project using geospatial, it is my experience that a lot of time can be saved by investing a little time in establishing an overview of some basic concepts and technologies involved. It is my hope that this introductory learning path can provide this introductory overview.

The topics below can be studied in any order but are designed to be read in the given order.

If you are a “learning by doing” type of person, you could alternatively start with the “how to make a map” learning path and then return to this learning path as you go.

The recommended starting points for the individual topics are: