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QGIS for Natural Resources

Designed for complete beginners or users with some previous experience of QGIS, this course aims to provide participants with all the tools they need to carry out a GIS project from start to finish. Using QGIS software, Section 1 familiarises users with the interface and introduces some core GIS concepts. In section 2 users begin a GIS project. Topics and workflows are introduced by instructor and students then undertake practical assignments with guidance and demonstrations to ensure full understanding. All practical data is provided. The complete list of topics covered is as follows:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to GIS and QGIS
SECTION TWO: Using QGIS in an Analysis Project
  • Chapter 2: Data types; Working with Q browser, tools and plugins
  • Chapter 3: Creating an QGIS map
  • Chapter 4: Event Themes / “Tabular-Spatial” data & Projections
  • Chapter 5: Selection Methods and Selecting data
  • Chapter 6: Creating and Using Layer Files
  • Chapter 7: Working with Symbology
  • Chapter 8: Working with labels and Annotation
  • Chapter 9: Working with Tables
  • Chapter 10: Basic Analysis in QGIS
  • Chapter 11: Data Output - Reports, Graphs and Layouts

QGIS for Natural Resources

April 16, 2020

2 days



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