This 2-day course examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, presentation and output of digital geographical data in a GIS and provides opportunities for the development of practical skills in processing data using a leading Open Source GIS software package, QGIS.
The course comprises a series of presentations and computer-based practical sessions using QGIS software with example datasets taken from a variety of fields.
This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and those who wish to use a free software.
- Introduction to GIS and Open Source GIS
- Introduction to QGIS
- Using QGIS
- Data Management and Data Sources
- Using Tables
- Selections and Queries
- Creating and Editing Layers
- Producing Maps
- Geoprocessing & Other Tools / Extensions
For the complete course description, visit: http://www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/geodata/training/GeoData_IntroQGIS.pdf
AGI CPD Points: 8
University of Southampton
Southampton, SO17 1BJ