Advanced open source tools for spatial analysis

Sunday, April 16 2017 09:30AM-04:30PM

McGill University - Stewart Biology Building - Room S3/4

Language of the workshop: English

Workshop content

This workshop will demonstrate the possibilities for the integration of different open source platforms for spatial analysis. A basic introduction to PostGIS will be provided, as well as the new SF and Stars packages in R and the Processing platform in QGIS. Then, different possibilities for interactions between the various platforms will be discussed and shown.

  • Basics and advantages of PostGIS
  • Using PostGIS in QGIS
  • Using PostGIS, QGIS, GDAL and GRASS within QGIS
  • Using the SF and STARS packages in R.
  • Processing toolbox in QGIS. How to use R, GRASS and SAGA within QGIS
  • Graphical modeling in QGIS
  • Audience

    Basic knowledge of GIS, R and SQL is recommended, but not mandatory, prior to attending this workshop. The workshop is FREE for QCBS members. Non-members will be required to pay a registration fee (50$ for students and NGOs, 100$ for others) prior to attending the workshop.