GIS Exercises in Mapping Global Cities: GIS Methods in Urban Analysis
Mapping Global Cities: GIS Methods in Urban Analysis includes five hands-on exercises and a self-directed project that are designed to help students learn to do spatial analyses with vector and raster data using ArcGIS software.
Data files for the exercises are contained in a CD-ROM that comes with the book. The exercise data requires ArcGIS 9.0 or higher and the Spatial Analyst extension.
Exercise 1 – Thematic mapping with Brazil census data
Exercise 2 – Spatializing aspatial data using World Bank’s housing indicators
Exercise 3 – Analyzing social service delivery – Vector analysis
Exercise 4 – Analyzing social service delivery – Raster analysis
Exercise 5 – Analysis of China-born clusters in San Francisco
Exercise 6 – Self-directed project
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