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Esri’s GIS software magnifies efficiency and understanding. Researchers use it to evaluate and map data from many sources to create new theories and models. Students can enhance classroom assignments by applying mapping technology and visualization tools to them. At the administrative level, GIS is used to monitor facilities and assets.

"Using GIS as a decision-making tool is a smart way of gathering all the things you already know and placing them in a single spot so you can see the entire picture."

Tom McCaffrey, GIS coordinator, University of Calgary



GIS Day: for Kids and Grown GeoGeeks

Across the United States and around the world, GIS Day events will be held in a vast array of thought-provoking settings. Although it is primarily designed to steer youths into the vocation of geographic science, GIS Day also does its fair share of educating armchair epistemologists about what makes the world tick.
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Students Find Real-World Answers with Community Analyst

Students in a small South Carolina university used Esri Community Analyst to answer an important question: "Where will I look for work after graduation?" These students were enrolled in an elective geography class at Claflin University (CU).
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Bringing the R and ArcGIS Communities Together

At the 2015 Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, Esri announced a new initiative that will build a collaborative community for R and ArcGIS users. Read more

Teaching History with GIS

Esri's gift of free GIS software for all K–12 schools in the United States opens up new horizons for teaching not only geography but also history to American students. Read more


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