Learn the GIS

 

Modules PDF Tutorial Dataset

1. Getting started with QGIS

Objective

This tutorial will cover following objectives

• To download Quantum GIS (QGIS)

• Installing Quantum GIS

• Getting familiar with QGIS interface

• Installing a plugin

• Adding Vector and Raster data layers to QGIS map Canvas

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

4 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills

1. Basic knowledge about computer.

2. Internet Connection

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 001

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2. Projection by Using QGIS

Objective:

To get familiar with the projecting and re-projecting the vector and raster data sets by using Quantum GIS

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1-Dufour or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

2 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_001

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 002

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3. Georeferencing a Toposheet using QGIS

Objective:

To georeference a toposheet by using graticule intersections in a known coordinate system and datum.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

2 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_001 before starting this tutorial

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 003

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4. Image Registration using QGIS

Objective:

To georeference a satellite image using a georeferenced toposheet

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

3 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_GIS_001 and IGET_GIS_003

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Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 004

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5. Digitization of a Toposheet

Objective:

To digitize (Vectorization) a toposheet using Quantum GIS.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1-Dufour or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

6-8 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_GIS_001 and IGET_GIS_003

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 005

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6. Map Preparation using QGIS

Objective:

To present given data in the form of a comprehensive map and to learn how to edit layer symbology in QGIS.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1-Dufour or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

3 Hours

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. QGIS should be installed on the computer.

2. Familiarity with the layout of QGIS is preferable.

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_GIS_001 and IGET_GIS_005

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 006

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7. Data Exploration using QGIS

Objective:

To review and explore the tutorial data supplied with this tutorial and to present it in the form of a thematic map.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

2 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_006 before starting this tutorial

 download-pdf Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 007

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8. Working with tables

Objective:

To import the Indian census data of Pune and Beed districts into a shapefile by using joining method.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

1 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS and MS Office should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_GIS_001 and IGET_GIS_007

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Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 008

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9. Data Query – 2

Objective:

To get familiar with constructing attribute queries in Quantum GIS and presenting the results in the form of map for visualization and analysis purpose.

Software:

Quantum GIS 2.0.1 or higher

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

2 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_007, ID: IGET_QGIS_008 and ID: IGET_QGIS_009

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Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 009

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10. Data Query – 1

Objective:

To get familiar with constructing spatial queries in Quantum GIS.

Software:

Quantum GIS

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

2 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_001, IGET_QGIS_007

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Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 010

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11. Using GPS data with QGIS

Objective:

To download the waypoints collected from the hand held GPS in the field and conversion into .shp or .kml / .kmz file format.

Software:

Quantum GIS

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

1 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills:

1. Quantum GIS and Map Source should be installed on the computer

2. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

3. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_QGIS_001

 

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12. Working with Google Earth Using QGIS

Objective:

The objective of this tutorial is to introduce you to Google Earth, Bing, Yahoo and Open street maps using Quantum GIS

Software:

Quantum GIS, Google earth

Level:

Beginner

Time required:

3 Hour

Prerequisites and Geospatial Skills

1. Quantum GIS and Google Earth should be installed on the computer

2. Internet connection

3. Basic knowledge about the QGIS interface

4. Should have completed Exercise ID: IGET_GIS_001, IGET_GIS_005 and IGET_GIS_006

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Practice dataset for IGET QGIS 012

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The above sections are developed towards an initiative of the Natural Resources Data Management System (NRDMS) of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under its capacity building initiative to develop capacity and enhance training in geospatial technologies in India. (This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License by the DST-IGET.) The IGET Team is a core group of professionals from the Institute of Environment Education and Research, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, (BVIEER) Pune. The passion for open source geospatial techniques coupled with a burning urge to make a difference in geospatial education in the country binds us together.

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