QGIS

QGIS (formerly known as Quantum GIS) is a popular open source GIS software application. QGIS can be downloaded for free.

How to Use GIS to Make a Lego Map

Depending on the GIS software you want to use, there are a few different ways to create a Lego-style map.

October 29, 2019

Portable GIS Version 6.0 Now Available

Portable GIS is available as a Windows-based executable (.exe) or .zip file which can then be installed to a local…

October 25, 2019

Platforms for Making Deep Learning Easier for GIS

New tools have been developed to facilitate the integration of deep learning tools within GIS applications.

August 13, 2019

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…

July 19, 2019

A Case Study on Converting a Geodatabase From ArcGIS for Use in QGIS

In this article Charles Altendorf outlines a method he developed to convert GIS data located in a geodatabase created in…

June 4, 2019

Free Ways to Learn QGIS

If you want to start learning how to use QGIS, a free and open source GIS software package, there are…

April 29, 2019

Missed the Latest QGIS User Conference? Access the Videos Online

Recorded presentations from the 2019 QGIS International User Conference are now available online.

April 22, 2019

Geo Announcements: QGIS 3.6 Released, New Map Projections Added to ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro

In the latest geo announcements, QGIS 3.6 has been released, the European Space Agency announces a new school award, ArcGIS…

March 30, 2019

How To Use the Equal Earth Projection With QGIS on the Mac

If you've been eagerly awaiting the ability to try out the Equal Earth map projection in QGIS, here are a…

January 2, 2019

Free Urban Planning GIS Exercises

An open access book focusing on the use of GIS in sustainable urban planning and management includes six chapters containing…

July 8, 2019