GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8

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Updated for use with ArcGIS® Desktop 10.8

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 is the updated replacement for GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook, 10.3 Edition, a classic textbook for teaching ArcGIS® Desktop.

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 teaches the fundamentals of using ArcGIS Desktop, the popular professional geographic information systems (GIS) application from Esri. Rooted in the science of geography, GIS is a framework for gathering, managing, and analyzing data using map visualizations and location intelligence. GIS and ArcGIS have become the mainstay of many businesses, organizations, and institutions.

Updated with new images and simplified steps for using the latest version of the software, GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 introduces readers to the tools and functionality of ArcGIS Desktop 10.8. Learn how to use ArcMap and ArcCatalog to make maps, work with spatial data, and analyze spatial data for proximity analysis and site suitability analysis. Gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS 3D Analyst™, ArcGIS Spatial Analyst™, and ArcGIS Network Analyst™ extensions, as well as ArcGIS Online and other software products.

Each chapter is designed from decades of GIS teaching experience by authors Wilpen L. Gorr (ret.) and Kristen S. Kurland, professors at Carnegie Mellon Universityin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Incorporating proven teaching methods in detailed exercises, "Your Turn" sections, and homework assignments, this book is suited to learning GIS in the classroom or by self-learners. Data for completing the exercises is available for free download. 

Renewing a proven standard: GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 helps users explore GIS concepts, apply ArcGIS software, and gain GIS skills, regardless of learning style.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589486140
Publisher: Esri Press
Publication date: 11/24/2020
Series: GIS Tutorial
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Wilpen L. Gorr is emeritus professor of public policy and management information systems at the School of Public Policy and Management, H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University, where he taught and researched GIS applications. He was also chairman of the school’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management program and editor of the International Journal of Forecasting.

Kristen S. Kurland is a Teaching Professor of Architecture, Information Systems, and Public Policy at the H. John Heinz III College and School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, where she teaches GIS, building information modeling, computer-aided design, 3D visualization, infrastructure management, and enterprise data analytics.

Table of Contents

Part I: Using and making maps 

Chapter 1:Introduction

Chapter 2:Map design

Chapter 3:GIS outputs

Part II: Working with spatial data 

Chapter 4:File geodatabases

Chapter 5:Spatial data

Chapter 6:Geoprocessing

Chapter 7:Digitizing

Chapter 8:Geocoding

Part III: Analyzing spatial data 

Chapter 9:Spatial analysis

Chapter 10:ArcGIS 3D Analyst 

Chapter 11:ArcGIS Spatial Analyst 

Chapter 12:ArcGIS Network Analyst 

Appendix A:  Data credits

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