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Feel free to add to this list, with any suggestions for aspects you are interested in learning more about. I know there are others in NIWA who use these tools, and hope that they will also help train and mentor NIWA staff to grow the use of these tools in NIWA. The initial list is from emails from staff who have contacted me about this training. I note that some of these topics are outside my expertise, but there are other NIWA staff I'm aware of that I can ask to cover most of these.

QGIS topics.

General introduction for GIS newbie

General introduction for Arc user/previous GIS user

Access to remote Specify databases

Creating/plotting polygons representing (and derived from) my point data

Creating and using polygons to select subsets of data

Data visualisation, [publication] quality maps (print composer)

How to create plugins using Python

 Creating and using shapefiles

Postgres (Postgis) topics.

How to get data from the fisheries trawl database.

Long term data management [basic principles, data modelling, database design]

Design/create/populate/manage my own databases

Database query and analysis

Scripted (R, Python, shell) access to Postgres databases 

Spatial data (Postgis) background and fundamentals

 Multiple projections in Postgis

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