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Intro to QGIS

Are you looking for an open source option for GIS to make maps or to analyze geospatial data? In this workshop we will demonstrate how to import and analyze data in QGIS and discuss the benefits of using QGIS over other GIS software. In the process, we'll go over some general GIS concepts such as layers, types of GIS files, and projections, with an emphasis on feature (vector) layers. This is an introductory class, and no prior GIS experience is needed.

Attendees should have installed QGIS beforehand.

  1. Go to the QGIS Downloads webpage.
  2. Download and install the QGIS Installer for either the latest version or the latest long-term (most stable) release, either 64-bit or 32-bit.  Versions for several platforms are available.

This event is offered virtually in accordance with Duke's Coronavirus events policies. A zoom link will be sent via email to registered participants to join the workshop.

The content of the workshop may be recorded. If you are uncomfortable with a recording being published, please contact the instructor at anytime prior to the conclusion of the workshop.

Mapping & GIS

Related LibGuide: QGIS Introduction by Mark Thomas

Date:
Monday, February 8, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Campus:
n/a
Categories:
Data and Visualization  

Registration is required. There are 33 seats available.

Event Organizer

Mark Thomas
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