Introduction to Python GIS

General overview of the latter part of the course

Now as we know the basics of Python programming we are ready to apply those skills to different GIS related tasks. During the next seven weeks we will learn how to deal with spatial data and analyze it using “pure” Python.

Learning objectives

At the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Read / write spatial data from/to different file formats
  • Deal with different projections
  • Do different geometric operations and geocoding
  • Reclassify your data based on different criteria
  • Do spatial queries
  • Do simple spatial analyses
  • Visualize data and create (interactive) maps, such as following: example