To this point, you have walked through the process of obtaining data and developing indicators and indices. The importance of all of this work now culminates as we review the process of how to analyze the information you have obtained and packaged. The following section will review aspects of non-spatial and spatial analysis of data. You may wish to refer to Module 7 for further information about physical product outcomes as it considers in a more in-depth presentation and communication of the IEA report.
Non-spatial analysis includes performance evaluation, along with trend, correlation and graphical analysis. Also included is the presentation of indicators using symbols. This is followed by a review of spatial analysis using GIS.