Introduction to QGIS

14 Feb 2014 - 14:00

McGill University

Introduction to QGIS


When: Feb 14, 2014 (2:00 pm – 5:00pm)
Where: Burnside Hall room 511
Cost: $25 (by cheque or FOAPAL)
Limit:  25 seats



This three hour QGIS workshop is a quick and comprehensive introduction to Quantum GIS. QGIS is a user friendly open source GIS package that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and supports various vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities provided by core functions and plugins. QGIS is able to perform all GIS functions involving spatial information, including capture, storage, editing, manipulation, management, sharing and visualization. It has a very active and growing community of developers and users. This introductory workshop will cover most essential GIS mapping techniques. No previous knowledge of GIS is required.

Topics: QGIS Walkthrough, Data formats, Plugins, Effective Mapping, Demonstration.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.