GIS for Surveyors Webinar Series - Part 2: Where to find open data? How to use it?
Date & Time
Thursday, 23 Feb 2023
- 2:00 pm
We are pleased to present a six part series of webinars with a focus on providing background information, hints and tips and more on using GIS in surveying. The series is being hosted by some of our wonderful NSW Committee members but is open to professionals from across Australia!
The event topics are:
- Where do I Start? GIS Basics
- Where to find open data? How to use it? (this session)
- Converting to/from GIS and CAD
- Data exchange
- Geospatial data management and automation
- What does the future hold?
Open data is a powerful tool to access a suite of environmental, planning, asset management, and other useful types of data. Often, the barrier is not knowing how to access it, and even being able to understand what’s available from where.
This webinar workshop will provide you with a QGIS project file with embedded wms open data imagery and data layers, to take the hard work out of this for you. We’ll walk through how to explore the data spatially against aerial imagery, and walk through the different types of data available for NSW areas and what features they have that are relevant to surveyors. We’ll also briefly give an overview of the major organisations who provide free and open data and how to access this easily and conveniently.
By registering on the form at the bottom of this page, you receive access to the watch the webinar live OR if you can't watch it live, you receive the link to the recording 24 hours after the event date. You can then watch the recording at your leisure.
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- SSSI: 1 CPD point
- BOSSI: SSSINSW2030 - 1 Survey Practice point for those who watch live OR those who watch the recording and achieve an 80% passmark on a questionnaire. 0.5 Survey Practice point for those who watch the recording only.
- LSLB: 1 General Education point
- FPET: 1 Other point
Note, only the individual registered for the event is entitled to receive the associated CPD point/s.