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Learn@QFHS - Queensland Globe: get hands-on

Learn@QFHS - Queensland Globe: get hands-on
Starts: 7 Jun 2023 at 10:00 AM
Ends: 7 Jun 2023 at 12:30 PM
Speaker: Dr Kerry Raymond

Topic: Queensland Globe: get hands-on with Queensland geography

Queensland Globe--So many possibilities.

Queensland Globe is an interactive mapping website providing access to the spatial information held by the Queensland Government. It is a powerful tool with an extensive array of information that can be overlaid on the maps, but it can be overwhelming for the beginner.

This hands-on session will be aimed at beginners including: navigating around the Globe, searching for locations by a range of methods, obtaining information about a particular place, and working with the hundreds of built-in data layers (some of which will be included in the presentation).

Some of the limitations of the Qld Globe will also be discussed. Note that Queensland Globe primarily deals with current information rather than historical information.

Read more about Queensland Globe.

Please note: As this is a hands-on computer-based session, participants should be confident with basic computer skills, using keyboard and mouse, copying and pasting.
Places are limited to 6 only. Short tea break included.  Bookings on Eventbrite are essential.

Note: This event is held in QLD time, AEST: no daylight saving. (GMT+10)

For further information click on the image top left.  For suggestions for training course topics please contact the Education team at education@qfhs.org.au.

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