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Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop 10.8, sixth edition, is the classic textbook that introduces readers to the features and tools of ArcGIS Desktop, specifically ArcMap, the popular professional geographic information system (GIS) application from Esri. Rooted in the science of geography, GIS is a framework for gathering, managing, and analyzing data using map visualizations and location intelligence. GIS and ArcGIS have become essential to thousands of businesses and organizations.
Through hands-on exercises, readers get a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcMap. Discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. Learn how to build geodatabases, query data, analyze geospatial data, and more. Now in its sixth iteration, this edition of Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 has been updated to teach and function with the most current version of the software, ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.x. Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS Desktop are available for download.
Explore why Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 is a top-selling choice for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference for students and professionals alike.
Note: This ebook requires ArcGIS software. You can download the ArcGIS Trial at https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/trial, contact your school or business Esri Site License Administrator, or purchase a student or individual license through the Esri Store.
Michael Law is a cartographer and GIS professional with over fifteen years of experience.
Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for over 16 years.