Texas GIS Forum October 23 – 27, 2017 | Austin, Texas

Introduction to Spatial Statistics Using ArcGIS and R

Monday, October 24th , 8:00 A.M. - Noon
Location: TCEQ Computer Training Lab
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, Geospatial Training Services
This hands-on session will introduce the student to the Spatial Statistics toolbox in ArcGIS and how to use the functionality provided by these tools. We'll discuss hot spot analysis, cluster and outlier analysis, and others. Prerequisite: Intermediate level ArcGIS knowledge.

Instructor Bio(s)

Eric Pimpler

headshot of instructor Eric PimplerEric is the founder and owner of GeoSpatial Training Services (geospatialtraining.com) and has over 20 years of experience implementing and teaching GIS solutions using ESRI, Google Earth/Maps, Open Source technology. Currently Eric focuses on ArcGIS scripting with Python, and the development of custom ArcGIS Server web and mobile applications using JavaScript.

Eric is the author of Programming ArcGIS with Python Cookbook - 1st and 2nd Edition, Building Web and Mobile ArcGIS Server Applications with JavaScript, Spatial Analytics with ArcGIS, and ArcGIS Blueprints. Eric has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Texas A&M University and a Master's of Applied Geography degree with a concentration in GIS from Texas State University.

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