QGIS Resources

2016 QGIS User and Developer Conference

Shared by Peter Keum

Videos hosted by University of Girona, Spain.

Basemaps & Map Services

Written by Stu Smith


A MS Word Doc file with detailed instructions on how to add various basemaps and Esri Map services for use in QGIS. Developed with QGIS 2.18.16.

Color Ramps QGIS 3.4

Written by Stu Smith


A MS Word Doc with notes and examples of how to select and apply color ramps in QGIS 3.4.

ESRI File Geodatabases

Written by Stu Smith


A MS Word Doc with notes and examples of how to read and write to Esri File Geodatabases in QGIS.

Freehand Raster Georeferencer

Written by Clifford Snow


A MS Word Doc with notes and examples of how to select and apply color ramps in QGIS 3.4.

Joins & Relates

Written by Stu Smith

A web page of notes explaining joins and relates in QGIS with comparisions to Esri ArcGIS tools.

QGIS Curriculum

Written by Robert Catherman

A QGIS curriculum in four chapters, with detailed examples using QGIS.

  1. How to use Geographic Information Systems to monitor outcomes of health care research and projects
  2. An introduction to using open source GIS software with remote sensed images
  3. Using QGIS and Landsat Images to Monitor Seasonal Crop Development
  4. Using QGIS and Remote Sensed Images to Analyze Land Use
  5. Using QGIS for Watershed Mapping

Published by Medrix.

Updated: June 2019

Raster Image Processing

Written by Robert Catherman


A Powerpoint presentation demonstrating the process of using LandSAT data in QGIS to perform forest cover change detection utilizing the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI).

Reference Materials & Online Learning

Written by Peter Keum

Peter’s blog post from February 2016 with a list of QGIS references and one online class.

Relating Tabular Data

Written by Paul McCombs

An online presentation exploring the use of Relations in QGIS to associate tabular data with one to many relationships.

Tile Server {XYZ} Basemap Import

Shared by Joel Masselink

In the absence of QuickMapServices in QGIS 3, Joel found a python script that adds basemap web services to Tile Server {XYZ} in the QGIS browser panel.

Time Manager

Written by Joel Masselink

A Google doc with some resources about using QGIS Time Manager.