QGIS - for Absolute Beginners

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

This video is a complete rundown of the basics in QGIS, a free GIS software package designed as an alternative to ArcMap. 
QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

 

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Klas Karlsson
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Standard YouTube License
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: 
Cyberinfrastructure for science
Data handling
Data visualization tools
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Transformation tools for data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Education: Science and Mathematics Education
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Friday, June 3, 2016
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Moving Image - explains a concept or tells a story by using sound plus a sequence of visual images that give the illusion of continuous movement, e.g., movie.
Contact Person(s): 
Klas Karlsson
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: 
Demonstration / Simulation - imitation or modeling of a real-world process.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Software engineer
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Citizen scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour