The Institute for Mapping Technology

GIS 201 using Free GIS Software (QGIS)

Attendees will learn how to create a polygon layer, install plugins, create a polygon by entering in bearings, joining data to a shapefile, interpolation, thematic mapping, buffers, statistical tools and print composer. These concepts, along with the learned knowledge of GIS mapping basics, projections, and layers allows the attendee to utilize GIS tools and make maps in the workplace with confidence.