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By Kristen S. Kurland and Wilpen L. Gorr
In its fourth edition, GIS Tutorial for Health is fully revised and updated for ArcGIS 10 software. To better support skill building and GIS analysis, this workbook features extended introductions to 11 tutorials addressing significant issues of health care and policy planning. Step-by-step exercises cover health map basics, data preparation for maps, and spatial analysis of health issues using GIS. Complete with a 180-day trial of ArcGIS 10 for Desktop and exercise datasets, this book is a valuable resource for the classroom, as well as the individual user. ISBN: 978-1-58948-313-2, 466 pp., US$79.95.
By C. Dana Tomlin
GIS and Cartographic Modeling is a foundational work in the field of GIS. An introduction to the concepts, conventions, and capabilities of map algebra as a general language, this book describes the analytical use of raster-based GIS. By focusing on the fundamentals of cartographic modeling techniques, C. Dana Tomlin illustrates concepts that can be applied to any GIS. This publication of GIS and Cartographic Modeling contains updated graphics and a new preface. ISBN: 978-1-58948-309-5, 204 pp., US$45.95.
By J. M. Pogodzinski and Richard M. Kos, AICP
Economic Development and GIS shows why GIS software is an essential tool for economic development planning and analysis. The book describes policy problems in economic development and then presents methods and techniques to solve them with GIS. Economic Development and GIS uses examples from Esri Business Analyst and ArcGIS software to explain the value of GIS in economic development decision making. ISBN: 978-1-58948-218-0, 244 pp., US$65.95.
By Christopher Thomas, Brian Parr, and Britney Hinthorne
Measuring Up: The Business Case for GIS, Volume 2, is a collection of real-world stories from government agencies that have successfully used GIS technology to meet business goals. Chapters focus on how implementing automated GIS workflow and resource management solutions helps organizations save time and money, increase accuracy and efficiency, and maximize productivity and revenue. The articles in this collection illustrate how GIS is being utilized to implement new, more efficient business processes and show how these emerging practices have improved communities and organizations. ISBN: 978-1-58948-310-1, 128 pp., US$19.95.
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The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction
Esri's Andy Mitchell discusses the practical applications of GIS modeling detailed in his book The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction. Listen to the podcast. [11:00 | 10 MB]