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Introduction to QGIS

Introduction to QGIS

February 6 - 7, 2018
Two day course meets 8:30 - 4:30 each day
MSU Building, Bldg 1021, Stennis Space Center

Cost: $25

For reservations, registration and payment, contact:
Troy Teadt, PRCC Workforce Liaison,
228-688-3113 (O), 985-788-3257 (C), 228-688-7454 (Fax)

Course Description:

QGIS is an “open source” geographic information systems (GIS) software package and available to users at no-cost.  No prior experience with GIS is required to attend.  Topics covered in this course include:

·         What is GIS and how is it used

·         Map projections and coordinate systems

·         An overview of GIS data types and how to create GIS   datasets

·         Using GIS data to manage map symbology and labels

·         Attribute and spatial data analysis techniques

·         Geoprocessing of spatial data

·         Designing maps for presentations

The course combines instructor-led presentations and hands-on, practical exercises for participants.  Each attendee will receive a course workbook, data used in the exercises and a copy of the latest version of QGIS.

Earlier Event: January 31
Intro to GIS using ArcGIS Desktop
Later Event: February 7
Microsoft Access: Part 1