Introduction to Spatial Analyst for ArcGIS

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This course introduces you to the Spatial Analyst extension for ArcGIS. Spatial Analyst consists of a set of spatial modeling and analysis tools that you can use to derive new information from your existing data, analyze spatial relationships, and build spatial models. Students will learn about Raster GIS, working with raster/grid layers, and the Spatial Analyst interface and menu options. You will work through several projects, including a site suitability analysis to find the best location for a solar greenhouse; determining wildland fire hazard zones; locating elephant habitat conservation areas, and an analysis of water tables and the impact of irrigation using hydrology tools.
  • Understanding raster GIS
  • Interpolating surfaces from different types of data
  • Using DEM elevation files
  • Using Map Algebra for spatial analysis
  • Using the Raster Calculator
  • Analysis properties & commands
  • Distance, Viewshed & Proximity Grids
  • Using GRID commands
  • Hydrology in ArcGIS
  • Using the ModelBuilder

 For more information contact John Schaeffer.  Course is two days, $595.