Introduction to Spatial Analysis in QGIS (Online)


Date and Time:

Monday, August 2, 2021, 9:00am to Friday, August 13, 2021, 11:59pm


COURSE DESCRIPTION: An introductory course for students interested in applying GIS as a tool to help answer important questions in the natural sciences, or for those with ArcGIS experience looking to transition to an Open-Source platform. This course presents the concepts upon which GIS technology is based including the following fundamentals: cartography, geodesy, coordinate systems, and projections. Conceptual overview and hand-on experience of vector data analyses and table queries are introduced. Students will use QGIS to classify data, query tables, analyze spatial relationships, set map projections, build spatial databases, edit data, and create map layouts. Lectures are followed by hands-on activities to develop and reinforce methodologies for GIS analyses.

DATES: Begins August 2, 2021 (learn at your own pace over 2 weeks with instructor support)

COST: Early Bird fee (ends June 1st): $500 professional / $400 student

CENTER FOR WILDLIFE STUDIES is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote wildlife conservation and education worldwide through research and specialized training.

Contact Email:

Contact Name:

Jessica Kennelly