Cartonama Conference

Making the most of geospatial data, community mapping, and location-based services.

The basic QGIS workshop

Submitted by Shashank Srinivasan (@s-shashank-s) on Monday, 27 August 2012

Section: Applications Technical level: Beginner Session type: Workshop

Abstract

From (not knowing) the difference between raster and vector data to (knowing) how to work with spatial data.

Outline

The basic QGIS workshop: Raster and vector data | Shapefiles and GeoTIFFs | Viewing spatial data | Making maps |

Requirements

Individual workstations that can run QGIS

Speaker bio

Shashank Srinivasan is an independent ecologist and cartographer. He is interested in applied geographic information systems, conservation policy and environmental governance, and in the intersection of these disciplines.

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