Тhe course will introduce you to the basic ideas of the visualization of geospatial data

Introduction to geospatial data visualization course contains topics that cover a broad understanding of spatial data visualization. The students will understand what data visualization is and why it is important for geospatial professionals in the XXI century. The difference between data and information is discussed and the four main steps of creating a good data visualization. Attributes are widely discussed as they are the most important factor in data classification techniques. Mapping methods and basic rules for designing maps are covered as part of the traditional cartography lessons. For taking this course the students must have a basic understanding of GIS, vector and raster data, geometry and attributes.


Design maps as a visual communication tool

You won’t regret it!

The path to becoming an expert in GIS and cartography starts by knowing how to visualize your geospatial data. Learn how to pass the right message with your maps!

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Course curriculum

  • 01
    Geospatial Data Basics
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  • 02
    Visualization of attributes
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    • Lesson 5: Attributes in the context of geovisualization FREE PREVIEW
    • Lesson 6: What is classification?
    • Lesson 7: Unique values visualization
    • Lesson 8: Demo: Unique values visualization
    • Lesson 9: Demo: Classification of numerical data
    • Lesson 10: Demo: Manual classification method
    • Lesson 11: Classification tips
    • Lesson 12: Understanding your territory
  • 03
    Mapping methods
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    • Lesson 13: Point maps
    • Lesson 14: Understanding contour maps
    • Lesson 15: Chropleth, cartogram and heatmaps
    • Lesson 16: Flow maps
    • Lesson 17: Diagram maps
  • 04
    Map design
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    • Lesson 18: Map design basic rules
    • Lesson 19: Bad visualization examples
    • Lesson 20: Important questions for your audience
    • Lesson 21: Rules for designing clear and effective maps

What will you learn?

  • What data visualization is and why it is important

  • Work with statistical data and use mapping methods correctly

  • Understand attributes in terms of geospatial data visualization

  • Design maps as a visual communication tool

Any prerequisites?

  • Basic GIS knowledge

  • Understanding what geometry and attributes stand for

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  • Under/post graduate students

  • Professionals and Companies

  • Master students and PhD candidates

  • Researchers and Academics

Some more information

  • Based on Block-chain Certificates of Completion

    After you successfully finish the course, you can claim your Certificate of Completion with NO extra cost! You can add it to your CV, LinkedIn profile etc

  • Available at any time! Study at your best time

    We know hard it is to acquire new skills. All our courses are self paced.

  • Online and always accessible

    Even when you finish the course and you get your certificate, you will still have access to course contents! Every time an Instructor makes an update you will be notified and be able to watch it for FREE

  • About your Instructor

    Lecturer in Remote Sensing & GIS, 10+ years experience in IT & Marketing. PhD at Space Research And Technology Institute, with a thesis related to the application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the tourism industry. aMBA from The Business Institute. Mentor, co-founder and author at www.pixmyplanet.com and www.geograf.bg. Passionate about maps and geography.

    Eugenia Sarafova

    Chief Assistant Professor

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