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QGIS By Example by Daria Svidzinska, Alexander Bruy

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Chapter 7. Answering Questions with Suitability Analysis

We live in a world full of various relationships that can be analyzed in functional, temporal, or spatial contexts. Spatial relationships are of particular interest when it comes to GIS, because here objects in space are represented in a way that facilitates explanations and analyses of their geographic relations. Suitability analysis is a fundamental part of GIS analysis that answers the question, "Where is the best place for something to be located?" In this chapter, you will be exposed to the fundamentals of suitability analysis through the search for the best place to live in. You will learn how to:

  • interpret spatial relationships between objects
  • express these relationships through spatial ...

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