Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Welcome to the course

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Installation and configuration of QGIS

    • Installing and configuring QGIS

  • 3

    Chapter 3: GIS File Formats

    • Introduction to GIS file formats

  • 4

    Chapter 4 - The QGIS Interface

    • Introducing the QGIS Interface

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Coordinate reference systems (CRS)

    • Coordinate reference systems

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Basic tools

    • Introducing some of the basic tools

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Attribute tables

    • Exploring attribute tables

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Symbology

    • Symbology

    • Test your learning - Exercise 1

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Labels

    • Labels

  • 10

    Chapter 10: Basic digitising

    • Basic digitising

  • 11

    Chapter 11: Advanced digitising

    • Advanced digitising

    • Test your learning - Exercise 2

  • 12

    Chapter 12: Quality control

    • Quality control

  • 13

    Chapter 13: Plotting coordinate data

    • Plotting coordinate data

  • 14

    Chapter 14: Field calculator

    • Field Calculator

  • 15

    Chapter 15: Queries

    • Introduction to queries

  • 16

    Chapter 16: Print layout

    • Print layout

    • Test your learning - Exercise 3

  • 17

    Chapter 17: Course consolidation

    • Course consolidation

    • Test your learning - Exercise 4

  • 18

    Further reading and data sources

    • Resources

  • 19

    Course review

    • Review of course and next steps

    • Before you go: Feedback for Introduction to QGIS for Ecologists

    • Need further support?

Instructor(s)

Paul Losse

Paul has worked as a Conservation Officer and Senior Specialist (land management and conservation) for English Nature and Natural England for 10 years. His roles have included providing advice to land owners on ecology, wildlife legislation and conservation land management and carrying out habitat surveys. He has provided training and guidance to developers and local authorities on cases where nature conservation and protected species issues arise. Paul also had nine years experience as a training consultant in the public sector.

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