Introduction to Open Geospatial Data

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This course is broken down into five (5) modules namely: 1. Understanding the Business value of Geospatial data; 2. Geospatial and mapping concepts; 3. Interactive Community Mapping – Tools & Techniques; 4. Visualizing Geospatial Data; 5. Preparing your GeoData – Update OpenStreetMap

This course enables students to understand the value of open geospatial data, its use and how it can help to create impactful projects

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand what is geospatial data from a use case and technical view
  2. Understand Mapping concepts
  3. Collect Geospatial data using mobile devices
  4. Upload and Edit Geospatial data in Openstreetmap
  5. Demonstrate techniques for visualizing Geospatial Data
  6. Apply the learned techniques to Interactive Community Mapping
  7. Create a map using a GIS software

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