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Georeferencing in QGIS - online workshop

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Georeferencing in QGIS - online workshop
Faculty/Staff, Students
Stanford Geospatial Center, Stanford University Libraries

This workshop covers the basics of georeferencing static images in a GIS using the open source GIS package QGIS. Georeferenced images or maps can be used as contextual layers in a GIS project, or as part of a data extraction process to convert static map data into digital vector data.

Setting up for best results

Georeferencing from a set of known map coordinates

Georeferencing by linking to a basemap

Digitizing new GIS features from a georeferenced maps

See the More Info link for registration and workshop landing page URL.

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