Read these sections from Berry (1997),
Longley et al. (2001) and Mitchell (1999) and (i) identify
reasons for analysing spatial data and (ii) outline a basic approach
to analysis in GIS. The same material can be found in Longley et
Source: Modified from Mitchell A, 1999. The ESRI Guide
to GIS Analysis. Volume 1: Geographic Patterns & Relationships.
Redlands: ESRI Press. Pp. 11.
Brush up your skills
in ArcGIS by completing this module from the ESRI Virtual Campus course
Turning Data Into Information. The first module is free and reviews
some fundamental concepts about geographical data and spatial analysis.