Esri Releases ArcGIS Pro Book Updated for Version 2.8

Guide Includes the Latest ArcGIS Pro Tools and Workflows with Proven Instructional Strategies

REDLANDS, Calif.—August 31, 2021—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the publication of GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.8.

This fourth edition of the top-selling book for learning ArcGIS Pro gives those who have zero experience with GIS a guide to become skilled technicians. Readers will able to find, prepare, and analyze data; make maps; run an operations dashboard; and more, using ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS StoryMaps, ArcGIS Dashboards, and ArcGIS Collector.

Steps have been simplified and figures have been updated to match the ArcGIS Pro 2.8 interface. All workflows and exercises in the book, including those in the geocoding chapter, have been updated to reflect the latest version of the software. Educators will benefit from the provided instructor resources.

Authors Wilpen Gorr and Kristen Kurland have many years of experience teaching GIS in a classroom setting at Carnegie Mellon University. Their other titles include GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis and GIS Tutorial for Health.

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.8 is available in print (ISBN: 9781589486805, 420 pages, US$99.99) and in digital format (ISBN: 9781589486812, US$99.99). Both editions can be obtained from most online retailers worldwide. The print edition is also available for purchase at or by calling 1-800-447-9778. If outside the United States, visit for complete ordering options, or visit to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services.

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Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at

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