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  • TM Stirling is part of the TechMeetup meetups, along with Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee. It exists to give a wide range of talks across the range of tech innovation. Past TM talks have been on topics like AI and game playing, compiler design for embedded systems and developing mesh networks in Africa.

  • This one day course explores advanced techniques and processes for analysing and interpreting spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who already have a good working understanding of QGIS, or have attended our QGIS Beginner course.

    Module 1: Visualising Spatial Data
    Terrain styling
    Blending modes
    Advanced draw effects
    Labelling expressions
    Point clusters
    Geometry generators

    Module 2: Raster Analysis
    Interpolation
    Terrain analysis
    Reclassification
    Raster calculator

    Module 3: 3D Visualisation
    Height extraction
    3D views and settings
    Importing 3D models

    Module 4: Processing and Automation
    Processing toolbox
    Graphical processing modeller
    Introduction to Python Console

    Module 5: Reporting
    Hierarchal map reports
    Report components
    Rule-based styling
    Data-driven analysis

    Module 6: Plugins
    TimeManager
    Data Plotly
    Qgis2Web

    CPD Points: 4

  • This one day course provides an intensive overview QGIS. The course is designed for experienced users of desktop GIS software who are looking to switch from another GIS package to QGIS, or learn about the features and functionality of the latest long term release of QGIS.

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Selecting and Filtering Data
    Adding data
    Joining tables
    Expression builder
    Select by location

    Module 2: Styling Vector Data
    Layer styling
    Composite symbols
    Data-defined styles
    Labelling

    Module 3: Creating and Managing Spatial Data
    GeoPackages
    Editing features
    Tracing
    Attribute field calculation
    Advanced digitisation

    Module 4: Georeferencing
    Adding raster layers
    Georeferencer plugin
    Georeferencing techniques

    Module 5: Geoprocessing and Vector Analysis
    Geoprocessing
    Join attributes by location
    Spatial analysis
    Proximity analysis

    Module 6: Print Layouts
    Cartographic design
    Layout management
    Atlas generation

    CPD Points: 4

  • This two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new to GIS or QGIS.

    Course Outline - Day 1

    Module 1: Introduction to GIS and QGIS
    Fundamental GIS concepts
    Coordinate reference systems
    Open source QGIS software

    Module 2: Navigating QGIS
    Panels and toolbars
    Bookmarks
    Identifying features
    Measurements
    Plugins

    Module 3: Adding Data
    Data Source Manager
    Delimited text layers
    Web services
    Themes
    Multiple map views
    Converting data

    Module 4: Querying Data
    Attribute joins
    Select by expression
    Select by location

    Module 5: Styles and Symbology
    Styling vector layers
    Symbol creation
    Saving and sharing styles
    Labelling
    Course Outline - Day 2

    Module 6: Manipulating Data
    Digitising features
    Snapping
    Attribute edits and field calculation
    Advanced editing
    3D Visualisation

    Module 7: Georeferencing
    Adding raste...

  • An introductory course for those wanting to learn how to load and manage spatial data within PostGIS (PostgreSQL spatial extension). Topics cover geometries, projections, loading data, spatial querying and data visualisation.

    Course Outline
    Module 1: PostGIS Introduction
    Module 2: Overview of SQL
    Module 3: Introduction to Spatial Databases
    Module 4: Spatial Data Loading Tools
    Module 5: Spatial Data in PostGIS
    Module 6: Spatial Querying
    Module 7: Visualising PostGIS Data

    CPD Points: 4

  • This 1 day hands-on training course will teach you how to manage PostgreSQL/PostGIS databases, focusing on administrator topics such as database install, configuration, optimisation, assigning roles and user management.

    Course Outline
    Module 1: PostGIS Introduction
    Module 2: Getting Started with PostgreSQL and PostGIS
    Module 3: PostgreSQL and PostGIS Installation
    Module 4: Spatial Database Design
    Module 5: Database Administration
    Module 6: Data Management
    Module 7: PostgreSQL Scalability

    CPD Points: 4

  • This one day course explores advanced techniques and processes for analysing and interpreting spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who already have a good working understanding of QGIS, or have attended our QGIS Beginner course.

    Module 1: Visualising Spatial Data
    Terrain styling
    Blending modes
    Advanced draw effects
    Labelling expressions
    Point clusters
    Geometry generators

    Module 2: Raster Analysis
    Interpolation
    Terrain analysis
    Reclassification
    Raster calculator

    Module 3: 3D Visualisation
    Height extraction
    3D views and settings
    Importing 3D models

    Module 4: Processing and Automation
    Processing toolbox
    Graphical processing modeller
    Introduction to Python Console

    Module 5: Reporting
    Hierarchal map reports
    Report components
    Rule-based styling
    Data-driven analysis

    Module 6: Plugins
    TimeManager
    Data Plotly
    Qgis2Web

    CPD Points: 4