Assignment 3: Mapping Gifts to Presidents
Before the end of this section (28-11), read:
- Chapter 4: Spatial Structures: Maps in Designing for Information (Meirelles 2014)
- Conolly and Lake 2012, First principles of GIS
- Bodenhammer 2011, The Potential of Spatial Humanities
Download the PDF.
Website of the QGIS Project.
- QGIS Tutorials: Importing Spreadsheets (link)
- QGIS Tutorials: Creating Heatmaps (link)
- QGIS Tutorials: Performing Table Joins (link)
- QGIS Tutorials: Working with Attributes (link)
- QGIS Tutorials: Basic Vector Styling (link)
- QGIS Tutorials: Making a Map (link)
Also check out this useful page on map elements.
Collect spatial data on “your week!”
Every day note down two (i.e. in the end have at least 14 datapoints in different locations. At least one of these has to be an integer value.
If you do not have access to GPS (DD coordinates), note down your location and look them up later on e.g. Google Map.
Your database will look something like this.