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Introduction to QGIS
This introductory workshop will focus on the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the open source GIS package QGIS. Topics covered:
What is a GIS?
Spatial Data Models and Formats
Projections and Coordinate Systems
Basic Data Management
The QGIS User Interface
Basic Analysis and Map Construction
Required: Attendees MUST have a laptop in order to follow along with workshop exercises. We will cover QGIS installation during the workshop set up.
Landing page: Intro to QGIS
Note: Open to current Stanford affiliates ONLY. This workshop or prior GIS experience are required for most other SGC workshops.