Geodata Visualisation Learning Resources


GeoForAll have done a substantial amount of work in the field of geodata visualisation research and education. One example is the  FOSS4G GeoAcademy Curriculum lectures and labs, maintained and made available for download from the Spatial {Query} Lab on behalf of the GeoAcademy. The lectures focus on a vendor-agnostic set of theories and principles. The lectures and labs are freely available to use and have been released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. They are in line with the Geospatial Technology Competency Model, and all labs focus on the use of Free and Open Source GIS Software (FOSS4G). They are also available on GitHub.


The following courses are available:


GST 101 – Introduction to Geospatial Technology (QGIS)

GST 102 – Spatial Analysis (QGIS)

GST 103 – Data Acquisition and Management (QGIS)

GST 104 – Cartographic Design (QGIS and Inkscape)

GST 105 – Introduction to Remote Sensing (QGIS and GRASS)


The details of all the courses can be found at:

Software and further resources can be downloaded here: