Other GIS Resources

GIS and Mapping Task Sheets - Two-page recipes for completing common GIS and mapping tasks.
Data and Code for Task Sheets - GitHub page where you can access all the data and code used in the task sheets. 
ISU GIS Labs - List of computer labs on the Iowa State University campus with access to GIS software

Glossary of Terms

Data Links

GIS Software

  • ESRI ArcGIS: An international supplier of industry standard geographic information systems software. The software is supported at ISU through a campus license. 
  • QGIS: A free and open source geographic information system. Create, edit, visualize, analyze, and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD (Android coming soon).

Web Mapping Software