This class includes an introduction to and hands-on practice in the open source QGIS software.
Prerequisites: basic experience in GIS software. Previous experience in QGIS is not required. The Windows installation will be covered.
Teresa Howard is a Research Associate at the University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research. For nearly two decades, she conducted applied research that incorporates geospatial techniques (GIS, satellite and airborne remote sensing, GPS, and digital cartography) for emergency response, land and water resources monitoring, and land cover change detection. Currently, her focus is the introduction of remote sensing technologies to high school and university students through internships and guided research. Ms. Howard formerly served as adjunct professor in the department of Geographic Information Systems at Austin Community College, where she taught classes on Esri's ModelBuilder and Python scripting for GIS. Ms. Howard holds a Master of Applied Geography degree from Texas State University-San Marcos.