Redlands, California—Esri Press was honored with the prestigious AAG Publication Award at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting on April 12. Past recipients include the University of Chicago Press and Rand McNally and Company. The AAG newsletter states, "This AAG Publication Award is conferred on Esri in recognition of exceptional and outstanding contributions to geography through a vigorous and prolific publication program."
Esri Press is a department within Esri, the leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) software. The department was created in 1984 and since then has published more than 100 books on geography-related topics, including specialized map books, textbooks, and books about the science and application of GIS technology. In addition, it has reissued cartography classics including Arthur Robinson’s The Look of Maps: An Examination of Cartographic Design, Eduard Imhof’s Cartographic Relief Presentation, and Jacques Bertin’s Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps.
"I am very proud that Esri Press has been honored by the Association of American Geographers with this award," says Peter Adams, Esri Press department manager. "It reinforces my belief that our efforts really are making a difference in this strategic field."
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