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Heat Maps in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Heat mapping, from a GIS perspective, is a method of showing the geographic clustering of a phenomenon.

Some Common Spatial Analysis with Raster Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Spatial coincidence, proximity, surface analysis, dispersion, and least-cost path analysis are some common spatial analysis done with raster GIS data.

Overview of Least Cost Path Analysis

Amanda Briney

This article presents a summary of least cost path analysis, an important tool in GIS. Least cost path analysis is a distance analysis tool within GIS that uses the least cost path (the path between two locations that costs the least to those travelling along it) to determine the most cost-effective route between a source and destination. This article provides an overview of that topic as well as the requirements and steps for creating a least cost path analysis.