Using QGIS to Create a Hexbin Map of GISP Registrations

Caitlin Dempsey

It is fairly easy to create a hexbin map using QGIS. This tutorial uses a geocoded database from the GISP Registry to show how to create a bin map in GIS.

Examples of using GIS to bin point location data for South Africa, Nebraska, and Kenya. Source: MapBox

Binning in GIS

Amanda Briney

In order to reduce congestion on maps many GIS users and cartographers have turned to a process known as binning.