This is your learn-by-doing guide into ArcGIS, the powerful mapping and analysis system created by the geospatial pioneers at Esri. It’s not just something you read, but something you do.
The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where and its companion website provide access to hundreds of live maps from the worldwide ArcGIS user community. Each big idea in the title is a chapter in the book about the ways that GIS technology can unlock your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually any problem with a geographic dimension.
Christian Harder is the founding publisher of Esri Press and the author of numerous books on GIS, including The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying GIS to Your World and Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Project Workbook.
Clint Brown is the Director of Software Products at Esri.