Open Water Foundation / Learn Excel

This documentation is under development.

This documentation provides resources to learn how to use Microsoft Excel software, focusing on features related to use and analysis of open data for water resources.

This documentation has been written based on experience using Excel at the Open Water Foundation.

About the Open Water Foundation

The Open Water Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social enterprise that focuses on developing and supporting open source software for water resources, so that organizations can make better decisions about water. OWF also works to advance open data tools and implementation. OWF has created this documentation to educate its staff, collaborators, and clients that use Excel for data analysis.

See also other OWF learning resources.

How to Use this Documentation

The documentation is organized in order of topics from simple to complex related to using Excel for data analysis.

This documentation is not intended to be a full reference for Excel but focuses on topics that will help understand important technical concepts and be successful with Excel and open data.


The OWF Learn Excel website content and examples are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Source Repository on GitHub

The source files for this documentation are maintained in a GitHub repository: owf-learn-excel.

Release Notes

See the Release Notes in the GitHub Project.