Amanda Briney

Amanda Briney is a graduate of California State University, East Bay where she got her M.A. in geography and Sacramento State University where she got her B.A. in English and geography. She is currently working on a Certificate of Advanced Study in GIS from Fresno State University. Amanda enjoys various aspects of geography and mapping but she is most interested in examining natural landscapes through spatial analysis. Amanda is also a contributing writer for the Geography at About.com website.

Binning in GIS

In order to reduce congestion on maps many GIS users and cartographers have turned to a process known as binning.

November 26, 2017

Overview of Public Health and GIS

This article provides an overview of the use of GIS as in public health. It includes a short history of…

October 6, 2014

Overview of Fuzzy Logic Site Selection in GIS

Site selection is a type of GIS analysis that is used to determine the best site for something and fuzzy…

January 12, 2020

Overview of Weighted Site Selection and Suitability Analysis

Site selection is a type of analysis used in GIS to determine the best place or site for something. Weighted…

January 12, 2020

Overview of Least Cost Path Analysis

This article presents a summary of least cost path analysis, an important tool in GIS. Least cost path analysis is…

February 28, 2016

Overview of Flow Mapping

Flow maps are a type of map used in cartography to show the movement of objects between different areas on…

February 28, 2016

Imagery and Its Use in GIS

Most imagery for use in GIS projects consist of satellite images or aerial photographs but it can also include, thermal…

June 8, 2015

Danie Krige and Kriging

Throughout his life, Daniel Gerhardus Krige (1919 - 2013) conducted much research into mining and mining engineering. His research led…

April 2, 2016

A Look at the Mercator Projection

Learn about the Mercator map projection – one of the most widely used and recently, most largely criticized projections. Amanda…

October 13, 2014