QGIS Cartography (Oct 29th)

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Date and Time 
October 29, 2021
9:00am to 11:00am
Location 
virtual/online
Audience 
Faculty/Staff
Students
Event Sponsor 
Stanford Geospatial Center, Stanford University Libraries
Contact 
davidmed@stanford.edu

Cartographic design and better map making in QGIS. Discussion covers general design concepts with a focus on issues and best practices for GIS mapping. Hands on sessions will cover a narrower set of the most common issues:

  • Why design matters in map making?
  • Most common GIS map design issues
  • Establishing a good Visual Hierarchy
  • Methods for simplifying busy or complex data
  • How to use (and not abuse) color in maps
  • Map layout
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