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Introduction to GIS course provides a start-up for the practical use of GIS software and geospatial datasets.
The motivation for conducting this course arises from a fact that knowledge of GIS capabilities and software is an essential skill for developing career in research, teaching and business. The course will provide participants with skills to use open source Quantum GIS software and open geospatial data.
Overview of commercial and open source geospatial data and software
Raster data visualisation and analysis
Geospatial data visualisation
Web GIS dissemination
Killer app – Web GIS dissemination ON Geospatial data visualisation
Lecture: Introduction to the course and the main GIS concepts (1,5 h) - Exercise: QGIS - main features (1.5 h) - Final project – individual work with assistance (2 h)
Lecture: Geospatial data operations and analysis (1 h) - Exercise: Geospatial data editing (2 h) - Final project – individual work with assistance (2 h)
- Exercise: Geospatial data analysis (1 h) - Exercise: Geospatial and tabular data (1 h) - Exercise: Raster data visualisation and analysis (1 h) - Final project – individual work with assistance (2 h)
- Exercise: Visualisation and web dissemination of geospatial data (1 h) - Exercise: Collecting data on the field: instructions and preparation (1 h) - Field survey in the area of Nature Park Marjan (3 h)
Final project: individual work with assistance (3h) - Final projects presentations with assessment (2h)