Category: Learning Path Topic

  • In this section, we will lay down a framework for establishing a geospatial data foundation for a project. This will also introduce some basic concepts that we will be returning to later. Key concepts World of observation.The term world of observation refers to the selected phenomena that are of relevance to the project and other […]

  • Doing map layout using QGIS

    A basic introduction to the “rules” of map design and how to implement them in QGIS 0:00 Introduction (The meaning of design) 0:52 4 different purposes of maps 2:30 Why use a map 4:55 Why not to use a map 6:40 The context 7:35 The media 8:10 The audience 9:16 The components of a map […]

  • In this video, I will wake you through the basic operations of making a map using other desktop GIS ArcGIS Pro

  • Making a map using QGIS

    In this video, I will wake you through the basic operations of making a map using other desktop GIS QGIS Just wait until…or…hold on, you can this part of the video!

  • Is a map the right media?

    The mapmaker’s first decision. Today the mapmaker is seldom a 100 % cartographer, but often a journalist, an urban planner, soil scientist or something else with some knowledge of mapmaking. This change is primarily the result of the development of mapmaking technology, where producing a good map has become much easier and more accessible for […]

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  • Ways to Access data Before looking for spatial data it is probably a good idea to have some basic knowledge of the main formats of spatial data, and if you are completely new to using spatial data read the introduction article on how geospatial information is represented as geospatial data. Pictures of maps. Indirect spatial […]

  • Data and Map Portals

    Data and Map portals are a rather heterogeneous group. Some are what is generally known as metadata servers that collect and organise all links to data within a country or region. While it at first glance might seem strange to cover data and maps under a common heading. The reason for this is that it […]

  • When discussing how geospatial information is represented as geospatial data it is common to distinguish between two aspects of geospatial data namely attribute data and locational or geometry data. Attribute data represents the what or the properties of the geospatial information while the locational data describes the “where” aspect of the geospatial information. When representing […]