Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Learning QGIS 2.0, a practical, hands-on guide with clear, step-by-step exercises that will help readers apply their knowledge of GIS to QGIS. The book has 110 pages and is competitively priced at $24.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $11.89.
About the author:
Anita Graser studied at FH Wr. Neustadt, Austria, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Geomatics in 2010. During her studies, she acquired hands-on experience in the fields of geomarketing and transportation research. Since 2007, Anita has been working as a geographic information systems (GIS) expert with the Dynamic Transportation Systems group at the Austrian Institute of Technology. Anita is an OSGeo Charter member and QGIS team member. She has been working with GIS since 2005, and is writing a popular blog on open source GIS at http://www.anitagraser.com.
QGIS is a user-friendly open source geographic information system (GIS) that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows. The popularity of open source geographic information systems and QGIS in particular has been growing rapidly over the last few years. More and more companies and institutions are adopting QGIS and even switching to QGIS as their main GIS.
Learning QGIS 2.0 shows readers how to install and configure QGIS, handle spatial data to create great maps, load and visualize existing spatial data, and also how to create data from scratch. This book also covers how to achieve great cartographic output and print maps. Developers will learn everything they need to know to handle spatial data management, processing, and visualization tasks in QGIS. Packed with a number of clear, practical exercises, Learning QGIS 2.0 introduces users to working with QGIS, quickly and painlessly. This book focuses on the wide range of functionalities that QGIS offers, helping readers to become more comfortable with the QGIS interface.
Learning QGIS 2.0 covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Getting Started with QGIS
Chapter 2: Viewing Spatial Data
Chapter 3: Data Creation and Editing
Chapter 4: Spatial Analysis
Chapter 5: Creating Great Maps
Users, developers, and consultants, who know the basic functions and processes of GIS will find this book useful. For more information, please visit the book's page at: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-qgis-2-0-to-create-maps-and-perform-geoprocessing-tasks/book
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For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-qgis-2-0-to-create-maps-and-perform-geoprocessing-tasks/book