QGIS: Becoming a GIS Power User

QGIS: Becoming a GIS Power User


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788299725
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 818
Sales rank: 1,036,185
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.62(d)

About the Author

Anita Graser studied geomatics at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria, from where she graduated with a master's degree in 2010.

During her studies, she gained hands-on experience in the fields of geo-marketing and transportation research. Since 2007, she has been working as a geographic information systems (GIS) expert with the dynamic transportation systems group at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), where she focuses on analyzing and visualizing spatio-temporal data. Anita serves on the OSGeo board of directors and the QGIS project steering committee. She has been working with GIS since 2005, provides QGIS training courses, and writes a popular blog on open source GIS at anitagraser.com.

Ben Mearns lives in Philly, PA, where he consults, teaches, advises, speaks, and creates geographical information. In private practice, he has previously been the lead geospatial information consultant and instructor on GIS for natural resource management at the University of Delaware. He has held other GIS and data positions at the Cartographic Modeling Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Macalester College.

Alex Mandel is a geospatial scientist who has a PhD in geography and more than 12 years of experience in applying GIS to a variety of projects. He has also taught courses on GIS, geospatial programming, and Geoweb.

Víctor Olaya Ferrero is a GIS developer. He is the creator and main developer of the QGIS Processing Framework. He is also the author of Sistemas de Información Geográfica, a free book about the fundamentals of GIS.

Alexander Bruy is a GFOSS advocate and open source developer working on the QGIS project. He has also maintained a collection of his own open source projects. He has been working with QGIS since 2006, and now he is an OSGeo charter member and QGIS core developer. He is also the author of QGIS By Example, Packt Publishing.

Alexander is currently a freelance GIS developer and works for various companies worldwide.

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