There are many helpful tutorials for learning and getting around particular geospatial mapping challenges. Listed below are some key resources for how-to’s and tutorials.

ArcGIS Lesson Gallery – Choose a capability (e.g. mapping, spatial analysis and data science), a product (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro), and a topic (natural resources, sustainable development) to see some relevant offerings. The lessons include data and a walkthrough exercise that will teach a limited set of tools to add to your skill set.

QGIS Tutorials – A great starter course for those interested in learning QGIS or getting more familiar with its capabilities.

Tufts GIS Center Tips and Tutorials – Structured lessons for ArcGIS Desktop, QGIS, and other geospatial mapping tools.