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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 through the exercises and a fully functioning 180-day trial version of ArcGIS Desktop 10 software on DVD are included.
David W. Allen, GISP is the GIS manager for the city of Euless, Texas, where he designs data structures and custom applications from scratch. He has used his knowledge of GIS as an instructor at Tarrant County College for the past eight years, during which time he assisted in the development of a GIS degree program, and worked to establish a state standard for GIS degree programs in Texas.
Additionally, he has volunteered his time and GIS/GPS expertise collecting data for the Columbia Shuttle recovery, training the Mississippi State University School of Architecture to assist in Hurricane Katrina cleanup efforts, and designing a database for the Green Belt Movement in Nairobi, Kenya.