Backed by the collective knowledge and experience of the world's leading Geographic Information Systems (GIS) company, this book presents the concepts and methods that will allow users to unleash the full analytic power of their GIS. Volume I of this two-part guide shows how to map and analyse patterns and relationships. It present the most common methods for finding where things are located, what is at a particular point and what is nearby, and how far apart they are. GIS users will learn how to find the most and the least of any quantity -- such as chemicals in the soil or traffic on a highway -- and how to monitor things that change, such as erosion or toxic spills. The pros and cons of each method of analysis are presented, as well as how to choose between different methods and how to effectively communicate the results. Topics also include how to map categories and quantities, how to classify data, and how to summarise data by geography.Backed by the collective knowledge and expertise of the worlds leading Geographic Information Systems company, this volume presents the concepts and methods unleashing the full analytic power of GIS.
|Title||:||The ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis: Geographic patterns & relationships|
|Publisher||:||ESRI, Inc. - 1999|