New York State Geographic Information Systems

23rd Annual Conference — October 1 and 2, 2007 — Albany, New York


Keynote – GIS and Technical Oz


Workshop – Grid-based Map Analysis Techniques and Modeling


Joseph K. Berry   (Copyright 2007; All rights reserved).  You may use and freely distribute any of these materials.  Please reference individual slides as “Berry, ” and include an additional one time reference of “Joseph K. Berry, 1701 Lindenwood Drive, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA 80524;” in the body of your resources if extensive use these materials is made.  Email if you encounter problems.





Click on the following links to download—


NYGIS07_keynote.pdf – description of keynote presentation

NYGIS07_keynote.pps – PowerPoint slideshow of the keynote presentation


NYGIS07_workshop.pdf – description of keynote presentation

NYGIS07_workshop.pps – PowerPoint slideshow of the workshop presentation


  MapCalc Learner evaluation software and tutorials…


  • Mapcalc_learner.exe – click on this link and select Open (or Save install program to run from your hard drive).  Follow the onscreen installation instructions.  It is recommended that you accept the default specifications as the exercise write-ups assume this installation location.



Note: for a more extensive hands-on experience in grid-based map analysis you are encouraged to purchase the book (with accompanying CD), Map Analysis: Understanding Spatial Patterns and Relationships by Joseph K. Berry, GeoTec Media, 2007; ISBN 978-0-9748613-1-9., for a detailed description, to order


…see for additional online papers and materials.