"GIS Tutorial II: Spatial Analysis Workbook" offers hands-on exercises to help GIS users at the intermediate level continue to build their problem-solving and analysis skills. Inspired by "The ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis" books by Andy Mitchell, "GIS Tutorial II" provides a practical format for GIS users to develop proficiency in various spatial analysis methods, including classification; assessment of quantities and densities; 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 II: Spatial Analysis Workbook" is the perfect tool for anyone who is ready to take their knowledge of GIS technology to the next level. "GIS Tutorial II: Spatial Analysis Workbook" includes a fully functioning 180-day trial version of ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 software on DVD and a DVD of data for working through the exercises.
David W. Allen, GISP, is the GIS manager for the City of Euless, Texas, where he designs data structures and custom applications. 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.