About Us

GIS Tips is a website dedicated to providing comprehensive guides, tutorials, and insights into the world of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As a powerful mapping and spatial analysis technology, GIS allows users to capture, store, manage, analyze, and display geographically referenced information. Our mission at GIS Tips is to make GIS more accessible and understandable to students, researchers, professionals, and anyone who wants to unlock the many capabilities of this transformational technology. We offer beginner-friendly introductions to core GIS concepts and workflows as well as more advanced tutorials on spatial analysis, data visualization, remote sensing, and other complex techniques. What makes GIS Tips unique is our focus on real-world applications and use cases. We show you how GIS is used across industries – from environmental conservation to emergency response, archaeology to zoning planning, and more. With clear, step-by-step instructions, sample data sets, and practice exercises, you’ll gain practical GIS skills that can be applied in your work or research. The GIS Tips team has years of combined experience in the geospatial field. Our writers and editors all have backgrounds using GIS software in academic, government, and commercial settings. This allows us to create tutorial content that anticipates common questions and obstacles for the GIS learner. We take pride in producing articles that are: – Accessible – We avoid complex jargon and break down advanced techniques into understandable components. – Practical – Every tutorial focuses on real-world applications and actionable skills. – Visually Engaging – We utilize maps, data visualizations, photos, and other graphics to illustrate key concepts. – Well-Researched – Our writers vet information through authoritative sources and first-hand expertise. – User-Focused – Article layouts and learning sequences aim to provide value for GIS students and professionals. The field of Geographic Information Systems continues to expand across industries. Our goal at GIS Tips is to provide a knowledge base that grows along with recent technological advances and supports the work of the growing community of GIS analysts, researchers, and decision makers. We invite you to explore our collection of tutorials, case studies, interviews, and reviews. See how GIS can support your personal or professional goals!