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QGIS Cartography

Mastering the Art and Science of Digital Mapmaking in QGIS
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 43m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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In this video series, you will learn useful tools and techniques that will allow you to expertly craft extraordinarily beautiful maps in the wonderful free and open source software QGIS. Topic skill levels range from the basic through to the complex and include symbology, using OpenStreetMap data, shapebursts, coastal waterlining, glow effects, overview maps, using layout templates to save you time, basemaps, rule based symbology,  labeling, and much more. With this course, you have everything you need to become a cartographic master!
The course is taught by a 30 year GIS veteran and University Instructor, who not only teaches GIS concepts, but regularly uses QGIS to complete projects of all shapes and sizes. If you want to level-up your QGIS game, you are in the right place.
Wallowing through YouTube in search of QGIS knowledge can be exhausting. With this class, you not only get the video demonstrations, but you get the same data that the Instructor is using, allowing you to follow along. You have the option of simply watching the demo, or actively participating. Best of all, your purchase will be here, ready when you have a cartographic challenge to conquer and you need a quick refresher.
The best part of the course may just be the Resources section, which holds a treasure trove of files that will jumpstart you into greatness. Style files, layout template files, basemaps, data sources are all yours with this class. Just this section alone is worth the price of admission. If you want to become a carto-rockstar, let’s go!!

You will learn

✓ Cartographic techniques using QGIS software
✓ How to Layout a Map for Presentations
✓ Proper GIS Labeling
✓ Symbolization Techniques


• A basic working knowledge of QGIS software

This course is for

• Beginner QGIS students who want to level up their cartographic skills
Environmental Science Instructor / GIS Expert / Drone Pilot
Mr. Lussier is an Environmental Science Instructor at a University in Boston, MA. He has 25 years of experience working with environmental and engineering data. For the past decade, Scott has taught hundreds of college students about GIS, drones and all manner of environmental science and studies concepts. He is a certified GISP and a licensed drone pilot with Pix4D and FLIR thermal certifications. In addition to teaching, Scott has worked in state government, private consulting and non-profit positions. Over the years, he has given technical presentations at conferences nationally and internationally. He can often be found flying his drone, making maps, brewing beer, riding his bike and trying to keep up with his kids.
Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 43m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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