Introduction to QGIS

When? 11 Oct 2018, 14:30 to 17:15
Where? Classroom 511

Do you want to create your own map with a professional open source digital tool? In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to make a basic map with QGIS 3.2.1.

At the end of this workshop, you will know how to display existing maps, as well as how to draw your own map. You will learn about data and files types as well as how to choose the right projection. We will also cover how to display geographical information in different ways as well as producing a layout for your map with all relevant features (north arrow, scale bar, labels, etc.). We will also cover the difference between ArcGIS and QGIS.

Prerequisite: none

Costs: McGill students: free of charge, McGill other: $ 50, external: $ 100 (priority given to McGill community)

The workshop will take about 2:15 hours with a 15 minutes break. The instructor is Dr. Tim Elrick.

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