spatial analysis

A gray map of Oklahoma with the point locations of cities buffered in different sized purple circles depending on the elevation.

Buffers in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

A buffer in GIS is a reclassification based on distance.

A screenshot of a map showing the results of a location allocation analysis in ArcGIS Pro.

Basic Uses of GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

What are the basic uses of GIS? This article reviews some of the most common and basic users of GIS including mapping data, proximity analysis, buffers, cluster mapping, and querying a geographic area for features.

Recent Developments in Spatial Analysis and Computer Vision

Mark Altaweel

Computer vision offers spatial analysts the possibility to conduct a variety of analyses without using traditional spatial tools.

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.

Screenshot from ArcGIS Pro showing the mapped results of a service area analysis.

Spatial Analysis in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Geographic information systems uses spatial analysis in order to understand geographic questions. Listed here are geographic analysis commonly performed in GIS.

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