Dec 30, 2015

Training on Qgis software

The QGIS software.

QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

Organization of data management

Create a directory: C;\GIS
then create subdirectories:

  • C:\GIS\Vietnam
  • C:\GIS\Vietnam\raster
  • C:\GIS\Vietnam\vector
  • C:\GIS\Vietnam\clim coverage
  • C:\GIS\Vietnam\maxent
  • C:\GIS\Vietnam\KMZ KML
All Qgis ans DIVA-GIS projects should preferably be stored in C:\GIS\Vietnam

Video tutorials for QGIS

A lot of other QGIS tutorials available here

Download data from internet using DIVA-GIS

Work with Vietnam data

Excel file with localisation of palms selected in farmer's fields
Tutorial made during the training