## How to Change the Projection of a Shapefile Using QGIS

If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another coordinate or projections system using QGIS.

If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another coordinate or projections system using QGIS.

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the ability to try out the Equal Earth map projection in QGIS, here are a couple of quick steps to set up this new map projection.

Listed here are GIS and mapping resources that have incorporated the Equal Earth Map Projection.

Most of these free GIS books are available in downloadable PDF format and can be read from a computer or on an eBook reader.

Flex Projector is a free and open source, platform agnostic software application that lets users upload GIS data and create customized small scale global map projections.

Elizabeth Borneman explores how cartography and cartographic projections help and hinder our perception of the world.

Learn about the Mercator map projection – one of the most widely used and recently, most largely criticized projections. Amanda Briney takes a look at the history and development of the Mercator projection, how it works and some criticisms of the projection. The Mercator projection is just one of many map projections but it is one of the most recognizable.

The Map Projection Selection Tool was developed to help cartographers pick the best map projection for making maps in a GIS software program.

Created using D3, Map Projection Transitions provides an excellent way to visualize a wide range of map projections. The page was created by Jason Davies, … Read more

It’s been a very long time since I’ve done a “best of GIS” year end review. Listed below are some of what I have … Read more

Selecting the right map projection is one of the important first considerations for accurate GIS analysis. Reviewed here are the Robinson, Transverse Mercator, Lambert Conformal Conic, and Space Oblique Mercator projections

What are Map Projections? The shape of the earth is roughly spherical wheres as maps are two dimensional. Map projection is a set of … Read more