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Spatial Analyst Resources

Last updated: 03/12/2020

 

The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities, like distance analysis, suitability modeling, terrain analysis, surface modeling, surface interpolation, hydrological analysis, and image classification. You can create, query, map, and analyze raster data; derive new information from existing data and perform integrated raster/vector analysis. Listed below are some resources to help you learn more.

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What’s New?

New to Spatial Analyst? Start here:

Performing analysis with Spatial Analyst 

Suitability modeling

Distance analysis

Surface interpolation

Hydrological analysis

Image classification

Python for Analysis

Integrating different workflows together

Extending analytical capability using script tools

Blogs

Readily Available Data

Esri Conference Presentations at a glance!

Suggested Books

Harder, C. (2015). The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World. Esri Press.

Mitchell, A. (2012). The ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis Volume 3; Modeling Suitability Movement and Interaction. Esri Press.

 

About the authors

Sarmistha is a Senior Product Engineer in the raster analysis group at Esri, and works on raster and scientific multidimensional data analysis. Her primary interest is in the application of GIS for environmental and climate modeling to study changes for conservation and improved decision making. Sarmistha completed her Doctoral degree in Geography researching on fluvial geomorphology, water resources and spatial modeling, from the University of Delaware before joining Esri. Prior to that, she worked at the Stroud Water Research Center, Kansas State University and Delhi School of Economics researching on water resources and spatial analysis.

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Juan is a Product Engineer and Documentation Lead on the Spatial Analyst team. He has been working with raster analysis using Esri software since the good old days of ARC/INFO Workstation on UNIX machines.

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