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Questions tagged [training]

for questions related to training materials and courses for GIS. Do not use for semi-automatic classification routines, or training of artificial neural networks.

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Is there a professional certification available for QGIS users?

I have heard some rumors about a QGIS professional certification program. I have found some documentation on it at https://hub.qgis.org/wiki/17/Certification but have been unable to find any other ...
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QGIS Training Manual Vector Menu

I just (December 12, 2018) downloaded the training manual and data. I'm trying to get started but I cant find the first part to download the OpenStreetMap part. "In the Vector menu dropdown, select ...
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Seeking MOOCs (online training courses) for remote sensing?

I'm looking for a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for remote sensing. Does anyone know if there is currently running or if is there any change to begin in the future any MOOC for remote sensing?
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What are sources for current geo-statistical analysis classes/events: open or proprietary

I am keenly interested in geo statistics (and many other words with 3 t's :). I am not very programatically inclined but have been following several lists with this theme. One being the R filter on ...
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How to save training data set [pixel values] from earth engine during classification?

Link to Earth Engine code:https://code.earthengine.google.com/4da2d54d1ece4229b76c52a9d921ca70 Below I have pasted my code: function maskS2clouds(image) { var qa = image.select('QA60'); var ...
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Can QGIS produce a Stage Storage Plan?

I work for an engineering firm, and my question to the forum is: Can QGIS produce a stage storage plan for multiple drainage basins? I am attaching an image of what I am talking about. Currently, we ...
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Which topics are essential for QGIS beginners?

What topics do you think are essential in an introduction for QGIS? The target audience is those with zero or rudimentary knowledge in mapping and geospatial software.
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Using Maximum Likelihood Classification and raster border in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have tried multiple times to see if this was an issue with my supervised classification, but I don't think it is. I created my training samples and created a signature file. Per my course, I need to ...
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GIS and public health?

I am starting to research on the topic related to use of GIS in public health. I have started with the Wikipedia article. I would like to apart from epidemic spread of disease, what are the other ...
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Which training courses in Geodetics can you recommend?

Can anyone recommend any training courses in geodesy which would cover the following objectives: Case studies on coordinate issues. Overview of geodetic datums, coordinate reference systems and ...
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Training courses in geostatistics and spatial modelling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are sources for current geo-statistical analysis classes/events: open or proprietary Does anyone know of or have been on any training courses that specifically train in ...
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QGIS training manual 6.1.4

I'm following the manual and I've successfully digitised the fields, now I must do the paths. I can trace the paths but instead of it being a line, it creates a shape/area. What am I doing wrong? I'...
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Where are Esri LasDatasetBuilder examples?

Does anyone know of any working examples leveraging the new ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 Lidar classes i.e LasDataSet or LasBuilder class? I've looked around on http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/arcobjects-net/...
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Training for GIS professional working in Telecom? [closed]

This question is not about any code or bugs. This is about GIS profession. I am GIS professional working with MapInfo, OpenLayers, SQL Server, Oracle, and System integration. I learned everything ...
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LiDAR online training [closed]

Beside ESRI's LIDAR online training, I'd like to work on some hands-on training that I can learn about LIDAR. Are there any good LiDAR out there that I can get some training with the datasets?
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Do you know a fairly up-to-date ArcExplorer tutorial video for non-gis staff?

Does anyone know of a fairly up-to-date ArcExplorer tutorial video to show to our non GIS staff who will be using ArcExplorer?
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How to start a local GIS Users Group

My immediate geographic area is lacking an organized local GIS Users Group. I belong to a group that meets a couple times a year, but its about 1.5 hour drive. I'm thinking about starting up a Users ...
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Seeking courses in GIS for beginner in Southern UK? [closed]

I use QGIS 2.8 for creating plans in my new job and would like to study how GISs work, pulling data through from databases etc.
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Seeking Open Source Training Materials?

The question Are Online Certs worth their weight? made me wonder if there are any open source training materials for GIS. By this I don't mean training specifically for open source software - of ...
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Why do I get an error message at QGIS training manual 3.3?

I have a problem following the QGIS training manual lesson 3.3 (Ratio Classification). You have to add a column to an SQlite layer. The new column is AREA. I followed the instructions and added it as ...
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Where is conf.py file of QGIS Training Manual?

The QGIS Training Manual, at section 1.2.3, says: "Having created your localised dataset, the final step is to replace the tokens in the conf.py file so that the appropriate names will appear in your ...
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Training Manual 2.8 and exercise data differences

I am a new user and trying to teach myself about QGIS using the 2.8 Training Manual and the training_manual_exercise_data downloaded from QGIS. I am using the PDF of the manual, which seems to be ...
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How to become a GIS Mobile Developer?

I am mid level GIS Analyst\GPS Coordinator who would like to become a GIS mobile developer at some point. At my workplace we work in the ESRI Platform,ArcGIS Server etc Being a GIS Analyst without any ...
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How to analyze the signatures for a Landsat clasification with Sextante in Quantum Gis

I’m defining my training data for a Landsat classification. I´m digitalizing the polygons with the field data in QGis and I want to analyze the signatures of the Landsat images to avoid errors. In ...