GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook / Edition 2

GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook / Edition 2

by David W. Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1589482581

ISBN-13: 9781589482586

Pub. Date: 10/21/2010

Publisher: ESRI Press

Updated for ArcGIS Desktop 10, GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook offers hands-on exercises to help GIS users at the intermediate level continue to build problem-solving and analysis skills. Inspired by the ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis book series, GIS Tutorial 2 provides a system for GIS users to develop proficiency in various

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Updated for ArcGIS Desktop 10, GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook offers hands-on exercises to help GIS users at the intermediate level continue to build problem-solving and analysis skills. Inspired by the ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis book series, GIS Tutorial 2 provides a system for GIS users to develop proficiency in various spatial analysis methods, including location analysis; change over time, location, and value comparisons; geographic distribution; pattern analysis; and cluster identification. Whether used in combination with the ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis books or by itself, GIS Tutorial 2 is the perfect tool for anyone who is ready to take their knowledge of GIS to the next level. A DVD of data for working throung the exercises and a fully functioning 180-day trial version of ArcGIS Desktop 10 software on DVD are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589482586
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
10/21/2010
Series:
GIS Tutorial Series
Edition description:
Second Edition, New edition, for ArcGIS 10
Pages:
450
Sales rank:
1,416,663
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Mapping where things are

Tutorial 1-1 Working with categories

Tutorial 1-2 Controlling which values are displayed

Tutorial 1-3 Limiting values to display

Chapter 2: Mapping the most and least

Tutorial 2-1 Mapping quantities

Tutorial 2-2 Choosing classes

Tutorial 2-3 Creating a map series

Tutorial 2-4 Working with charts

Chapter 3: Mapping density

Tutorial 3-1 Displaying density for analysis

Tutorial 3-2 Creating dot density maps

Tutorial 3-3 Creating a density surface

Chapter 4: Finding what’s inside

Tutorial 4-1 Overlaying datasets for analysis

Tutorial 4-2 Finding what’s partially inside

Chapter 5: Finding what’s nearby

Tutorial 5-1 Selecting what’s nearby

Tutorial 5-2 Creating buffer features

Tutorial 5-3 Clipping features

Tutorial 5-4 Buffering values

Tutorial 5-5 Using multiple buffer zones

Tutorial 5-6 Quantifying nearness

Tutorial 5-7 Creating distance surfaces

Tutorial 5-8 Calculating cost along a network

Tutorial 5-9 Calculating nearness along a network

Chapter 6: Mapping change

Tutorial 6-1 Mapping change in location

Tutorial 6-2 Mapping change in location and magnitude

Tutorial 6-3 Mapping percent change in value

Chapter 7: Measuring geographic distribution

Tutorial 7-1 Calculating centers

Tutorial 7-2 Adding weights to centers

Tutorial 7-3 Calculating standard distance

Tutorial 7-4 Calculating a standard deviational ellipse

Tutorial 7-5 Calculating the linear directional mean

Chapter 8: Analyzing patterns

Tutorial 8-1 Using average nearest neighbor

Tutorial 8-2 Identifying the clustering of values

Tutorial 8-3 Checking for multidistance clustering

Tutorial 8-4 Measuring spatial autocorrelation

Chapter 9: Identifying clusters

Tutorial 9-1 Performing cluster and outlier analysis

Tutorial 9-2 Performing hot-spot analysis

Independent projects

Appendix A: Task index

Appendix B: Data source credits

Appendix C: Data license agreement

Appendix D: Installing data and software

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