Spatial Data Analysis

By: Christopher D. Lloyd

Catalogue Number: U8M-85AJ

Spatial Data Analysis

  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199554324
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Synopsis

What is the shortest route between one point and another in a road network? Where is the incidence of disease the highest? How does rainfall correlate with altitude? How does the concentration of a pollutant vary in space, and where do high concentrations correlate with densely populated areas? Geographical or spatial data play a vital role in many parts of daily life. We are dependent on information about where things are located and about the attributes of those things, either directly, as in the use of a map for navigating around a city, or indirectly, where we use resources like water or gas. Making use of spatial data requires a whole set of approaches to extract information from those data and make them useful. Underpinning these approaches is the analysis of data. Spatial Data Analysis introduces key principles about spatial data and provides guidance on methods for their exploration; it provides a set of key ideas or frameworks that will give the reader knowledge of the kinds of problems that can be tackled using the tools that are widely available for the analysis of spatial data. The approach is gradual and systematic; the initial focus is on themes that follow through the rest of the book. These key ideas are introduced, illustrated, and restated to ensure that readers develop a clear understanding of them. Beyond careful explanations, a clear understanding is fostered still further by numerous worked examples and case studies. In short, the stress is on first principles and reinforcement of key ideas throughout - on education rather than simply training, based on the conviction that users of spatial data analysis tools should know something about how the approaches work rather than simply how to apply them. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Spatial Data Analysis features For registered adopters of the book: Figures from the book, available to download. For students: Synthetic data and worked examples to enable readers to experiment with the methods described in the book.

Author's Biography

Chris Lloyd is a Lecturer in Geography (GIS) in the School of Geography, Archaeology, and Paleoecology at Queen's University, Belfast.

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