This tutorial is an addendum to the introductory GIS Practicum; it focusses on working with raster data in QGIS with an emphasis on elevation models and includes: downloading, tiling, and warping (re-projecting) DEMs and DRGs and creating hillshades and contour lines.
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QGIS Software for Download
The tutorial was written for QGIS version 2.4 (Chugiak) and should work in all 2.x versions of QGIS. The most recent version of the software can be downloaded from the The QGIS website.