Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop: The Basics of ArcView, ArcEditor, and Arcinfo / Edition 1

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ArcView is the world's most widely used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Version 8 is the most significant upgrade to ArcView since its inception—it has been completely redesigned and engineered to be an easy-to-use, fast, modern, and powerful GIS, and requires a new guidebook for all users. Topics covered include organizing data, planning a GIS project, creating derived data, and presenting results.
Includes a 180-day fully functioning copy of the software on CD-ROM
For Windows 2000/NT only

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879102897
  • Publisher: ESRI Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1901
  • Series: Getting to Know Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 1.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Ormsby, Eileen Napoleon, Robert Burke, Carolyn Groessl, and Laura Feaster are all technical writers at ESRI Press and authors of "Getting to Know ArcView GIS" and "Extending ArcView GIS," They live in Redlands, California.

Carolyn Groessl was a technical writer for ESRI Press.

After receiving her master's degree in geography, Eileen J. Napoleon went to work as a geographer, first for the U.S. Forest Service, and later for ESRI, where she has worked in GIS education for the last 15 years.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2004

    Not good if you're first learning

    This book was basically 21 chapters of exercises that use data given to you on the CD-Rom. It does not help you figure out how to build maps from scratch. It would have been better if it included chapters on where to find data for your map, how to format the data and what types of files you will need to get it all to work with the software. It basically is one big advertisement for the publisher to showcase the depth of their software. If your looking for a book with teeth that can really train you well on building maps from the ground up with this software, this is not the one.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 15, 2010

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    Best ArcGIS Book Around

    This was a great ArcGIS book for someone with 10 years in the industry who took a little bit of time off. The trial copy on the CD plus additional exercises given was a great help with getting reacquianted with the program. Bravo to the ESRI Press for putting together a great product.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2001

    It just keeps getting better.

    This is a very well writter book that teaches ArcView 8.1 with ease. If you know Arcwiew 3.2 it's even easier.

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