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Please review the content-specific requirements for QGIS labs.

Enabling the Labs

QGIS labs are supported using the QGIS Pod. To enable the QGIS labs, check the box for "NISGTC QGIS" in the class settings. This must be done for each class requiring access to the labs.


NISGTC QGIS GST 101: Introduction to Geospatial Technology - Supported Labs

Lab Title
0 Getting to Know FOSS and FOSS4G
1 GIS Application Paper Assignment
2 Spatial Data Models
3 Understanding Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
4 Displaying Geospatial Data
5 Creating Geospatial Data
6 Understanding Remote Sensing and Analysis
7 Basic Geospatial Analysis Techniques

NISGTC QGIS GST 102: Spatial Analysis - Supported Labs

Lab Title
1 Reviewing the Basics of Geospatial Data
2 Introduction to Geospatial Analysis
3 Advanced Attributes and Spatial Queries for Data Exploration
4 Vector Data Analysis - Overlay Techniques
5 Vector Data Analysis - Creating a Site Selection Model
6 Vector Data Analysis - Network Analysis
7 Raster Data Analysis - Working with Topographic Data
8 Raster Data Analysis - Density Surfaces

NISGTC QGIS GST 103: Data Acquisition and Management - Supported Labs

Lab Title
1 Reviewing the Basics of Geospatial Data
2 Setting Up a Project Database
3 Vector Data Topology
4 Spatial Data Quality
5 Raster Data Structure
6 Data Sources

NISGTC QGIS GST 104: Cartographic Design - Supported Labs

Lab Title
1 Creating a Colorful Map of the United States of America
2 Exploring Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
3 Map Elements and Design
4 IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map
5 IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map – Designing the Final Map
6 Countries with Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Over 1 Million Map Design
7 Design and Label a Downtown Street Map

NISGTC QGIS GST 105: Introduction to Remote Sensing - Supported Labs

Lab Title
3 Image Composite, Mosaic, Subset
4 Image Rectification
5 Unsupervised Classification