ArcGIS Spatial Analyst

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Success Stories


GIS is used to map and analyze biogas production from the agricultural sector.
ArcNews, Sør Trøndelag County in Norway


Using GIS to Understand Spatial Patterns of Dance
ArcNews, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University


City of Davenport Uses 3D Visualization to Prepare for Flooding [PDF]
City of Davenport, Iowa

Health Care

Epidemic tracking system helps Chinese health officials after a catastrophic 7.9 quake.
ArcNews, Sichuan Province, Southwestern China

Public Safety

A Southern California fire authority uses 80 spatial data layers to assess risks and prepare preincident plans.
ArcNews, Orange County, California

Public Works

Vermont Identifies Resources for Renewable Energy Development [PDF]
Green Mountain Power, Vermont

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data and Spatial Analyst create maps to design a water pipeline for a remote village.
ArcNews, Engineers Without Borders, Fort Collins, Colorado

Solar Energy

GIS Best Practices: GIS for Renewable Energy

Mapping the Solar Potential of Rooftops
ArcNews, Germany's SUN-AREA Research Project

Using the solar radiation analysis tools in ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
ArcUser, NASA Ames Research Center

Wildlife and Resource Management

ArcView and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst provide a bird's-eye view of spatial relationships between birds and vegetation at a busy airport.
ArcNews, New Jersey Audubon Society and Atlantic City International Airport, New Jersey

The impact of climate changes on gray whale feeding grounds is tracked with GIS.
ArcNews, Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation, British Columbia, Canada

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst contributes to creation of a comprehensive GIS for managing the Allegheny River.
ArcUser, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy