Proximity analysis is an important function in GIS as it covers a wide range of topics that help in answering many spatial questions, such as
  1. 1.

    How close is the observation well to a treatment plant?

  2. 2.

    Do any wells fall within 500 m of a fault system?

  3. 3.

    What are the distances between the wells and the treatment plant?

  4. 4.

    What is the nearest or farthest well from the dam?

  5. 5.

    What is the shortest street network route from the water tower reservoir to the towns?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Bajjali
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  1. 1.Department of Natural SciencesUniversity of Wisconsin — SuperiorSuperiorUSA

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