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Introduction to QGIS [Online]

Map of Devastating 2003 Heat Wave in the Netherlands Observed from MODIS Satellite. Mehdi Aminipouri (PhD Candidate in Geography at SFU)

GIS software doesn’t have to be expensive! QGIS is a free, open source GIS platform with powerful tools and wide variety of plugins. Learn how to use the basic tools in QGIS for your spatial projects. 

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Import data to and export data from QGIS
  • Edit data within QGIS
  • Do basic vector analysis in QGIS
  • Do basic raster analysis in QGIS
  • Export simple maps using the layout manager

Software: Please install QGIS on your computer beforehand. QGIS is available on Windows, macOS, Linux and Android.

Core Competencies: vector analysis, raster analysis, data management



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Title Location Dates
Introduction to QGIS [Online] : 2020-10-01 via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins) Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm