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Intro to GIS: QGIS

This workshop will introduce basic concepts of geographic information systems through the use of QGIS, a free and open-source GIS that can be used on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux platforms.

Software Used: Quantum GIS (QGIS)


This workshop covers:

  • installation and adding plugins
  • projection and coordinate systems
  • types of spatial data
  • transforming tabular into spatial data
  • creating color-coded maps
  • conducting basic spatial analysis

Before you come

This workshop is designed for attendees who have the following:

  • a Yale NetID to use lab machines
  • basic experience with the Windows OS

Please email gis_reference@mailman.yale.edu with any questions about this workshop.

Related LibGuide: Geographic Information Systems at Yale by Miriam Olivares

Friday, September 22, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm
KBT C27 (Computer Classroom) Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)
Science Hill
  Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)     Data     GIS & Geospatial Workshops     StatLab  
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