Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, announced the publication of The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 2: Spatial Measurements and Statistics, second edition. The company also released the publication of Understanding Crime: Analyzing the Geography of Crime.
According to Esri software development lead Lauren Bennett, “Spatial analysis has never been as important as it is today. As GIS analysts and spatial data scientists, we will play a crucial role in making our world more equitable and sustainable.”
Sharing concrete examples that everyone can relate to, The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 2 is essential to understanding spatial algorithms and methods, helping practitioners think critically about their results, evaluate them objectively, and ensure responsible analysis.
Further, from internationally respected crime science researcher and instructor Spencer Chainey, Understanding Crime: Analyzing the Geography of Crime illuminates the spatial patterns of crime and techniques for seeing them, analyzing them, and acting on them.
Accessible to GIS users regardless of expertise, experience, and the type of GIS being used, Understanding Crime is a great place to begin and to further one’s understanding of and response to crime.