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Learn QGIS : your step-by-step guide to the fundamental of QGIS 3.4

Author: Andrew Cutts; Anita Graser
Publisher: Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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QGIS 3.4 is a user-friendly open source geographic information system (GIS) that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows. The book will take you on a journey from firing up QGIS for the first time to developing your own processing pathway. We'll look at the fundamentals of GIS: data creation, data display, creating maps and spatial analysis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cutts, Andrew.
Learn QGIS.
Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, 2018
(OCoLC)1076801294
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Cutts; Anita Graser
ISBN: 9781788998864 1788998863
OCLC Number: 1085904869
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 257 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright and Credits; Dedication; About Packt; Contributors; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Where Do I Start?; Installing QGIS 3.4; Installing QGIS on Windows; Installing QGIS using the OSGeo4W installer; Latest QGIS release; Advanced installer (to specify version); Installing on Ubuntu; Running QGIS for the first time; Plugins; What is new in QGIS 3; Introducing the QGIS user interface; Menu bar; Toolbars; Information bar; Layers and browser panels; Map; Finding help and reporting issues; Summary; Chapter 2: Data Creation and Editing; Data formats; GeoPackage Loading dataGetting data into QGIS; Interacting with data; Navigation; Data attributes toolbar; Inspecting the data; Measuring data; Selecting data; Vector data; Editing attribute data; Building your own vector data; Projections; Creating data; Create a ShapeFile; Editing tools; Snapping; Mistakes and correcting with editing; Populating attribute data; Data joins; Using temporary scratch layers; Checking for topological errors and fixing them; Finding errors with the Topology Checker; Fixing invalid geometry errors; Raster data; Other data; Creating a GeoPackage Exporting to a different formatSpatial Databases; Summary; Chapter 3: Visualizing Data; Styling data; Interactive styling; Styling raster layers; Layer styling - Terrain; Layer styling - satellite image; Raster Toolbar; Styling data - landcover map; Saving styles; Styling vector layers; Creating point styles - an example of an airport style; Simple marker; SVG; Default symbols; Creating line styles --
an example of a river; Creating polygon styles --
an example of a landmass style; Summary; Chapter 4: Creating Great Maps; Communicating with data; Labeling; Interactively editing labels Displaying more information using labelsLine labels; Polygon labels; Creating a map; Loading data; Adding layout items; Add a title (or any text); Further map creation options; Adding Grids; Adding an overview map; Adding an attribute table; Map outputs; Saving maps to share; Creating an Atlas; Presenting Maps online; Exporting a web map; QGIS2Web --
an excellent way to export your data in openlayers or leaflet; Exporting a 3D web map; Summary; Chapter 5: Spatial Analysis; Processing toolbox; Analyzing raster data; Clipping rasters; Analyzing elevation/terrain data Terrain projections --
slope mapsUsing the raster calculator; Combining raster and vector data; Converting between rasters and vectors; Raster to vector; Vector to raster; Accessing raster and vector layer statistics; Computing zonal statistics; Creating a heatmap from points; Advanced vector and raster analysis with processing; Finding nearest neighbors; Converting between points, lines, and polygons; Building workflows with processing tools; Identifying features in the proximity of other features; Sampling a raster at point locations; Mapping density with hexagonal grids
Other Titles: Learn Quantum Geographic Information Systems
Responsibility: Andrew Cutts, Anita Graser.

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