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The ArcGIS Book

10 Big Ideas About Applying The Science of Where

Second Edition

Christian Harder (editor)

ISBN: 9781589484870

Publication Date: Aug 2017

Format: Paperback

Provides access to hundreds of live maps from the worldwide ArcGIS user community. In this second edition of The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World, each big idea in the title is a chapter in the book about the ways that GIS technology can unlock your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually any problem with a geographic dimension.
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Your learn-by-doing guide into ArcGIS, the powerful mapping and analysis system created by the geospatial pioneers of Esri, is not just something you read, but something you do.

The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where™, and its companion website provide access to hundreds of live maps from the worldwide ArcGIS user community. In this second edition of The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World, each big idea in the title is a chapter in the book about the ways that GIS technology can unlock your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually any problem with a geographic dimension.

Visit the book website and click on any map to start exploring and learning. Then enable your own free Learn ArcGIS student account to create and share GIS maps and analytics that matter to you. Create beautiful Story Maps, mobile apps, web maps, and 3D scenes that you can share online.

Each chapter ends with a lesson from the Learn ArcGIS catalog–authentic GIS activities based on real-world problem solving and data. By the end, you'll be able to say you mapped the demographics of Detroit, created a historical Story Map, modeled the habitat of mountain lions in Los Angeles County, created an underwater 3D scene off the Florida coast, and much more.

This revised and expanded book includes brand new lessons, close to 200 interactive examples, and membership in the Learn ArcGIS student organization. Get your free account and see this book come alive at TheArcGISBook.com
Illustrations 300 illustrations
Pages 172
Dimensions 229 x 229
Date Published 30 Aug 2017
Publisher Esri Press
Subject/s Urban & municipal planning   Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing   Environmental management  
  • Introduction
  • How this book works
  • Chapter 1 GIS Provides a Common Visual Framework
  • Chapter 2 The Language of Geography
  • Chapter 3 Tell Your Story Using a Map
  • Chapter 4 Great Maps Need Great Data
  • Chapter 5 The Importance of Where
  • Chapter 6 Mapping the Third Dimension
  • Chapter 7 The Power of Apps
  • Chapter 8 Your GIS is Mobile
  • Chapter 9 Mapping the Internet of Things
  • Chapter 10 GIS is SocialResources for further study
  • Contributors & acknowledgments
  • Credits
Christian Harder is a writer at Esri and author of Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Project Workbook Esri Press, 2013, as well as number of other books on GIS. Harder is also the founder and former manager of Esri Press.

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