Learn to use QGIS for remote sensing and map making

person icon Paul Nicoara

Learn to use QGIS for remote sensing and map making

Open source will become more important

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Paul Nicoara

architecture icon IT & Software,Other IT & Software,QGIS

Lectures -17

Duration -1.5 hours


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Course Description

Hello everybody. Welcome to this tutorial.

I will try to guide you to analyze satellite images and to create a beautiful map .

The course covers a theoretical aspect of GIS, installing GIS, downloading GIS free data from the web, importing the data in the software, creating some vector layers, manual and automatic classification of satellite images, applying some basic spatial functions and exporting the result. At the end you will be able to create a map. 


What will you learn in this course:

  • Install an Open source GIS software
  • Learn basics of QGIS
  • Learn how to download and import GIS data
  • Learn how to create new layers in QGIS
  • Learn how to manipulate GIS data
  • Learn how to represent GIS data on a map
  • Classify Landsat 8 images


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic Computer Fundamentals & Terminologies
  • A computer installed with Windows/Linux
Learn to use QGIS for remote sensing and map making


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

About GIS
3 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction. What is GIS? 03:25 03:25
  • play icon Where do i get a GIS software from? 05:21 05:21
  • play icon Where do i get GIS data from? 07:20 07:20
Make your first GIS project
3 Lectures
Data representation and map export
2 Lectures
Download Landsat 8 data
3 Lectures
Classify Landsat data
5 Lectures

Instructor Details

Paul Nicoara

Paul Nicoara

Msc in Geomatics, Bsc in Cartography
;Map making professional with over 6 years of experience. I have worked for small and large companies in various fields, from housing agency to GPS manufacturer looking to develop super apps. I love to share my experience and knowledge with other professionals interested to develop their skills. I constantly try to differentiate myself and the courses I help develop and to make sure the students gets the best content both in audio-video presentation and the correct rate of theory to practice within my courses. I have studied map making at the bachelor level and geomatics at master level, at the University of Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. I am open to communication and suggestions for further development.

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