GIS Bookshelf

Top 20 Essential Skills for ArcGIS Pro

By Bonnie Shrewsbury and Barry Waite

Top 20 Essential Skills for ArcGIS Pro introduces the most important skills needed to get up and running with ArcGIS Pro. This book puts you on the fast track to productivity with clear illustrations, step-by-step exercises, and time-saving tips. Build a foundational GIS skill set by learning how to work with spatial data, create maps, and perform basic analysis.
Authors Bonnie Shrewsbury and Barry Waite have many years of real-world experience in applying GIS. Shrewsbury, the GIS manager for the City of Manhattan Beach, California, has more than 26 years of experience with GIS, holds a geographic information system professional (GISP) designation and has a master’s degree. Waite has nearly 40 years of experience in local government as an administrator and city planner. He has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Southern California (USC). Shrewsbury and Waite teach a GIS course at USC for graduate-level planning and public policy students. Esri Press, 2023, 190 pp., print ISBN: 9781589487505, ebook ISBN: 9781589487512

Finding a Sustainable Balance: GIS for Environmental Management

By Sunny Fleming and Matt Artz

Finding a Sustainable Balance: GIS for Environmental Management explores a collection of real-life stories about how environmental and natural resource management organizations successfully use GIS to monitor environmental assets in real time and provide transparency for better outcomes for all, to track environmental assets, and to prevent environmental hazards from becoming disasters. Learn how GIS can help improve operations across land and wildlife management, outdoor recreation, and environmental regulation. The book also includes a section on next steps, providing helpful ideas, strategies, tools, and actions to help jump-start your use of GIS for environmental management. A collection of online resources, including additional stories, videos, and downloadable tools, complements this book. Esri Press, 2023, 125 pp., print ISBN: 9781589487581, ebook ISBN: 9781589487598