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QGIS for Mineral Exploration – Introduction to QGIS

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Professional Development Short Course

Module 1

Prerequisite:  Basic knowledge of GIS

  • What is QGIS?
  • QGIS interface and menus
  • Menu bars, tool bars and panels
  • Selecting features and the attribute panel
  • Basic map making, use of templates and map legends, adding WMS
  • Creating a map and designing a print layout
  • Add map features, grid, scale bar, legend, north arrow
  • Duplicate layout and add geological map
  • Importing and display of field data (points, lines and polygons)
  • Adding field data from csv
  • CSV markers, layer properties
  • Creating forms and displaying photos

Detailed course information here.

Daily Session Times

10:00am to 2:30pm AEST (Townsville)

8:00am – 12:30 pm AWST (Perth)

11:00am – 3:30pm AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart)

10:30am – 3:00 pm ACDT (Adelaide)

9:30am – 2:00pm ACST (Darwin)


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