Fundamentals of Open-Source GIS – QGIS

A session at Wisconsin Land Information Association Annual Conference

  • Christeine Koeller

Wednesday 12th February, 2014

9:30am to 11:00am (CST)

This workshop will explore the fundamentals of geographic information systems performed in the free GIS platform Quantum GIS (QGIS 1.8.0). Fundamentals will include importing and overlaying data layers, creating point, line, and polygon data, adding attributes, symbolizing data, creating a map layout, and saving projects. This is a great workshop for users interested in breaking into the world of free-GIS systems. Take your projects wherever you go! A free download is available at http://www.qgis.org/. Users are expected to attend the workshop with software pre-installed on a personal computing device. Data used for the workshop will be distributed via USB flash drive.

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Christeine Koeller


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Douglas Miskowiak

GIS Education Specialist at UWSP - GIS Center bio from LinkedIn

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Time 9:30am11:00am CST

Date Wed 12th February 2014


Salon B, Marriot Madison West

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