Updated for use with ArcGIS® Pro 2.6
GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6 is the introductory workbook for learning geographic information systems with ArcGIS Pro, the premier professional desktop geographic information system (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. Using ArcGIS Pro for these tasks allows you to understand complex data with the leading GIS software that many businesses, organizations, and institutions use every day.
Designed for use in classrooms or for self-learners, GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6 delves into GIS concepts and hands-on lessons in every chapter for an easy-to-follow guide for learning GIS and ArcGIS Pro. Using proven teaching methods, this book shows you how to make maps, create and analyze spatial data, and manage operational systems with GIS. Step-by-step exercises use ArcGIS Pro along with ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS StoryMaps, ArcGIS Dashboards, and ArcGIS Collector, plus "Your Turn" sections where you reinforce what you learned using real-world data. Free downloadable video lectures and lecture slides covering the entire book are also available for everyone.
Written by the authors of the top-selling GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook, GIS Tutorial for Health, and GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis books, GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6 serves as a complete resource for learning and teaching ArcGIS Pro in GIS projects.
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About the Author
Wilpen (Wil) Gorr is professor emeritus 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 chairman of the school’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management degree program.
Kristen Kurland is a professor of architecture, information systems, and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College and School of Architecture, where she teaches GIS, BIM, CAD, 3D visualization, and enterprise data analytics. Her research focuses on interdisciplinary collaborations related spatial analysis of health, the built environment, and smart cities.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Using, making, and sharing maps 1
Chapter 1 The ArcGIS platform 3
Chapter 2 Map design 43
Chapter 3 Map outputs for GIS projects 75
Part 2 Working with spatial data 111
Chapter 4 File geodatabases 113
Chapter 5 Spatial data 147
Chapter 6 Geoprocessing 177
Chapter 7 Digitizing 209
Chapter 8 Geocoding 239
Part 3 Applying advanced GIS technologies 257
Chapter 9 Spatial analysis 259
Chapter 10 Raster GIS 293
Chapter 11 3D GIS 325
Part 4 Managing operational systems with GIS 369
Chapter 12 Operations management with GIS: Graffiti Mapping System 371
Chapter 13 Operations management with GIS: Graffiti Removal System 401
Data source credits 431