QGIS 2: Filtering and analyzing geographic data to make maps

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Will Dahlgreen of BBC News; Nassos Stylianou of BBC News
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 10:15am
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
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Build on your existing knowledge of QGIS and learn how to filter and analyze geographic datasets, before familiarising yourself with exporting the maps you have created using the print composer. We will cover techniques like merging and dissolving polygons, using Open Street Map data in QGIS as well as aggregating point data for easier analysis.  

This session is good for: those who attended the QGIS I workshop or already know the basics of visualizing geographic data in QGIS.

Speaker Bios

  • Data journalist in the BBC News Visual and Data Journalism department. Formerly data journalist at YouGov. @willdahlgreen

  • Senior data journalist at BBC News, working on both data analysis and visualisation. Passionate about data driven decision making and improving data journalism team workflows.  

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