Getting to Know ArcGIS 4th Edition, Kindle Edition

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Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, fifth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS  Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The latest edition has been updated to the most current version of ArcGIS Desktop. Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference. 

Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS are available for download at .

Michael Law is a cartographer and GIS professional with more than a decade of experience. He was a cartographer for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, edited and tested GIS workbooks, and was the editor of the Esri Map Book. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for over fifteen years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

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Getting to Know ArcGIS, fourth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS for Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The fourth edition includes new exercises on map sharing and georeferencing, new datasets and scenarios, and an introduction to ArcGIS Pro, a powerful new part of ArcGIS. Getting to Know ArcGIS is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference. 

Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS are available for download at esripress.esri.com/bookresources.

Michael Law is a cartographer with over a decade of professional GIS experience. He has worked for Rand McNally Canada and for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, and edited and tested GIS workbooks. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for thirteen years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

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Getting to Know ArcGIS, fourth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS for Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The fourth edition includes new exercises on map sharing and georeferencing, new datasets and scenarios, and an introduction to ArcGIS Pro, a powerful new part of ArcGIS. Getting to Know ArcGIS is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference. 

Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS are available for download at esripress.esri.com/bookresources.

Michael Law is a cartographer with over a decade of professional GIS experience. He has worked for Rand McNally Canada and for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, and edited and tested GIS workbooks. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for thirteen years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

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Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, fifth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS  Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The latest edition has been updated to the most current version of ArcGIS Desktop. Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference. 

Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS are available for download at .

Michael Law is a cartographer and GIS professional with more than a decade of experience. He was a cartographer for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, edited and tested GIS workbooks, and was the editor of the Esri Map Book. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for over fifteen years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

About the Author

Michael Law has worked professionally with GIS since 2004 when he began at Rand McNally Canada and later worked as a cartographer for Esri Press, where he developed cartography for books, and edited and tested GIS workbooks. Now based in Toronto, Canada, Law continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins was first introduced to GIS in 2002 when she began working as a technical editor at Esri. There, she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. Now a writer and editor based in Northern California, she continues to develop GIS materials, among other projects.


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  • File Size: 100050 KB
  • Print Length: 768 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1589483820
  • Publisher: Esri Press; 4 edition (March 28, 2016)
  • Publication Date: March 28, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01DK3SWO4
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great book for new and experienced GIS users alike.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for GIS students, informative, illustrated and it was well packed and quickly received. Would recommend
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great study aid
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great starter book
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good Start
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lo que necesitaba para iniciarme de forma confortable en ArcGIS
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