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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2

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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2: The application that allows you to create and edit maps with much ease.

By Jackson Muoka

On Monday, June 1, 2015

If you are a specialist in the field of mapping or surveying this is the perfect tool for use. It will not only allow one to create maps but also will give them the power to edit them while preserving high quality standards within a very short period of time. The interface serves as the central location for creating maps. This app comes with a very large pool of map templates where users can select any template and start creating their maps. The templates will serve as a guide in ensuring that they create maps easily.

The save feature is very useful especially when creating complex maps since users can save their work and continue at a later time. Users can also use the plug-in in the interface to integrate more GPS capabilities all to make sure that their maps have a professional look. The ability to include a search bar and other features available in all virtual maps is very useful in ensuring professional outlook.

Pros

  • - Users can have exact positioning of vectors
  • - The free templates available are useful in map creation
  • - Will produce professional like maps

Cons

  • - A bit hard to use for beginners
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • as tutorial for use in central reserve police force, one of the best para military forces of the world and to prepare operational planning and its execution

  • Charcaterization of non timber forest products in the Bakossi National Park, Cameroon. This work will help local communities to participate effectively in collaborative management of the Park

  • I'm working in a government agency and we're conducting research around in Cordillera Administrative Region and i need to map the study site.

  • educational purposes for advanced level students at chatiza high school in mutoko district in mashonaland east province in zimbabwe for gis topic.

  • Educational purposes and practical field study and data collection for the development of small hydro- power scheme in my country Liberia. So

What similar programs have you used?
  • in geography on constructing mapes that enables us to locate diffrent things which are found on planet earth . this brings knowledge of how countries relate

  • arcgis for data analysis in geographical information systems and other spatial data in geogrphyica science which may be used in studying geosp

  • D.for studying about quantum Geographical Information System and for my education / personal use and for training purpose to educate some pupils

  • Quantum GIS old version, EPI Info, different shape files on public health data, health infrastructures, water supply sources and breading sites

  • arcgis& arcmapbut the trial version of arc gis is expired on 2nd june 2015 now i have no more softwear like qgis i want learn & google earth

What do you like most about this program?
  • I most like about the program because it helps to integrate different geosience data such as geology, geochemistry and geophysics to identify resources

  • geo referecing of topographic maps into digital one to make it more informative and logical for decision maker , either policy level or program level

  • It is easy to analyse data collected Map production is so marvelous that cartographically termed professional It accommodates diferrent input data for all type of analysis

  • It is a open source programme. Present google earth images can be directly edited with this software with no cost. It is very simple to handle.

  • reliability,simplicity, easiest, perfect application all over the world, well known for its easy access and download with easy use of different features.

Thanks to Quantum GIS (QGIS), you will be able to create and edit maps with ease. The application is quite reliable in its tasks and can be configured to perform lots of different tasks.

Quantum GIS (QGIS)'s interface is where all the map creation process takes place. From that interface, you can select from a large pool of map templates or start your creation from scratch. You even have the ability to save and use your projects in the future. Various plugins for the integration of GPS capabilities exist as well.

With Quantum GIS (QGIS), the exact positioning of vectors can be selected. It is even possible to include search bar and other useful features one would expect from a virtual map. There is no doubt that Quantum GIS (QGIS) will make your maps look professional.