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GIS Tutorial: Workbook for ArcView 9, Third Editionby Wilpen L Gorr
Synopses & Reviews
Updated for ArcView 9.3, GIS Tutorial: Workbook for ArcView 9, Third Edition, provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build on basic skills, GIS Tutorial is fully adaptable to individual needs as well as classroom settings. In addition to the range of GIS functionality covered by its predecessors, the third edition of this best-selling workbook features two new tutorial chapters that utilize 3D Analyst and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst applications.
Book News Annotation:
The third edition of this workbook for ArcView 9.3 applications for geographic information systems (GIS) contains two DVD-ROMs—one that contains a 180-day trial version of the 9.3 software and another that contains additional teaching resources and data for exercises and assignments. Gorr and Kurland (public policy and management information, Carnegie Mellon U.) have designed this book for GIS instructors who must provide training to graduate students as well as individual study. The authors provide step-by-step instructions that describe ArcGIS tools and GIS workflows as well as exercises that test students on specific GIS tasks. A companion website also offers PowerPoint presentations, lecture slides and solutions for the assignments. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In this timely work, Gorr and Kurland address the development of a GIS to manage data relating to the transportation facilities and service commonly organized around various modes of travel for accurate and reliable data exchange.
About the Author
Wilpen L. Gorr is a professor of public policy and management information systems at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches and researches GIS applications.
Kristen S. Kurland holds a joint faculty appointment at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management and Shool of Architecture, where she teaches GIS, CAD, 3D visualization, and computer aided facilities management (CAFM).
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