QGIS Training Manual

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

A training manual written by the QGIS Development Team. It includes instruction on the basic use of the QGIS interface, applied applications,  and other basic operations.   Topics include:  general tools, QGIS GUI, working with projections, raster and vector data, managing data sources and integration with GRASS GIS.  Examples are given of working with GPS and OGC data.  A list of plugins is also included.

QGIS aims to be a user-friendly GIS, providing common functions and features. The initial goal of the project was to provide a GIS data viewer. QGIS has reached the point in its evolution where it is being used by many for their daily GIS data-viewing needs. QGIS supports a number of raster and vector data formats, with new format support easily added using the plugin architecture.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
QGIS
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States - CC BY 3.0 US
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data handling
Data management planning tools
Data visualization tools
Data visuallization
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Transformation tools for data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Engineering
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
QGIS
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Interactive Resource - requires a user to take action or make a request in order for the content to be understood, executed or experienced.
Contact Organization(s): 
QGIS
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Learning Activity - guided or unguided activity engaged in by a learner to acquire skills, concepts, or knowledge that may or may not be defined by a lesson. Examples: data exercises, data recipes.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Software engineer
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Data manager
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)