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March 17th, 2020 9:30 AM   to   March 18th, 2020 4:30 PM

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.

Course Outline

Day 1

  1. Introduction to GIS and Open Source GIS
  2. Introduction to QGIS
  3. Using QGIS
  4. Data Management and Data Sources
  5. Using Tables

Day 2

  1. Selections and Queries
  2. Creating and Editing Layers
  3. Producing Maps
  4. Geoprocessing & Other Tools / Extensions

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GeoData Institute
University of Southampton
Southampton, SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

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