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QGIS Tutorial

A GIS Tutorial using QGIS - Currently Written for QGIS v2.12.2

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Items covered in this tutorial include importing spatial data, dealing with projections, basic raster and vector manipulations, using some plugins, and creating a map.

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Note: The above materials were recently updated for QGIS version 2.12 (25 Feb 2016). If you are intersted in an earlier version, for 2.6.1, click here, with the original sample data avaialble from this link. Differences within the software and these tutorials are generally very minor among versions of QGIS 2.x.

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