Geoinformatics and QGIS

Description One of my courses during the master studies was geoinformatics. Hm, how can I describe geoinformatics with a single sentence? Without being too accurate: Everything behind services like Google Maps or OpenStreetMap, and more :D During the course, we learned all the fundamentals, for example how GPS works. Another topic is the many geographic reference systems and projections. There are so many, mainly because there isn’t a perfect solution to map a kind of a globe onto a 2-dimensional picture, thus for several use-cases, there are other approaches to deal with the distortions. [Read More]