The staff at GISmatters has more than a decade of training and educational experience in corporate and academic settings. We have developed both general and targeted training materials for GIS, remote sensing/image processing, database, and programming. We can provide on-site training for individuals or groups, and can develop client-specific materials as required.

Training: GIS

If you are interested in developing or enhancing your in-house GIS capabilities, GISmatters can provide you with the training you need, whether introductory or specialized. Training is available on the following topics:

General Spatial & GIS concepts

  • Spatial data: characteristics, representation, & storage
  • Datums, Projections, & Coordinate Systems
  • Methods of spatial analysis
  • Modeling with GIS
  • Managing a GIS

Common GIS tasks

  • Getting data into GIS
  • Site selection
  • Layout & cartography
  • Working with terrain data
  • 3D visualization


  • ArcGIS: ArcMap & extensions, ArcToolbox, ModelBuilder, ArcCatalog, ArcScene, ArcGlobe
  • ARC/INFO: Arc, INFO/Tables, ArcEdit, ArcPlot, Grid
  • ArcView 3.x: ArcView, Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, 3D Analyst
  • Programming ArcGIS with Visual Basic
  • AML programming for ARC/INFO

Special GIS topics

  • Geostatistical analysis
  • Visibility analysis
  • Network analysis
  • Remote sensing data in GIS