This accessible new textbook offers a straightforward introduction to doing spatial statistics. Grounded in real world examples, it shows you how to extend traditional statistical methods for use with spatial data.
The book assumes basic mathematical and statistics knowledge but also provides a handy refresher guide, so that you can develop your understanding and progress confidently. It also:
· Equips you with the tools to both interpret and apply spatial statistical methods
· Engages with the unique considerations that apply when working with geographic data
· Helps you build your knowledge of key spatial statistical techniques, such as methods of geographic cluster detection.