Learn how to use QGIS to take your cartographic products to the highest level.
With step-by-step instructions for creating the most modern print map designs seen in any instructional materials to-date, this book covers everything from basic styling and labeling to advanced techniques like illuminated contours and dynamic masking.
See how QGIS is rapidly surpassing the cartographic capabilities of any other geoware available today with its data-driven overrides, flexible expression functions, multitudinous color tools, blend modes, and atlasing capabilities. A prior familiarity with basic QGIS capabilities is assumed. All example data and project files are included.
Written by two of the leading experts in the realm of open source mapping, Anita and Gretchen are experienced authors who pour their wealth of knowledge into the book.
Get ready to bump up your mapping experience!
Be sure to download the Project and data files for the book (URL can be found in Getting Started).
Sample Chapter: Mapping Economies Using GDP Choropleths or Scaled Symbols
QGIS Map Design - Errata