Synopses & Reviews
Developed for members of the humanitarian relief community, GIS Tutorial for Humanitarian Assistance
moves you from the role of casual observer to involved investigator as you learn to apply analysis skills in GIS to real-world problems around the globe. Following the standard tutorial format, exercises in this book demonstrate the GIS knowledge you need to effectively manage the provision of humanitarian assistance before, during, and after a disaster. A fully functioning 180-day trial version of ArcEditor 9.3.1 software on DVD and a CD of data for working through the exercises are included.
GIS Tutorial 3: Advanced Workbook features exercises that demonstrate the advanced functionality of the ArcEditor and ArcInfo licenses of ArcGIS Desktop. This workbook is divided into four sections: geodatabase framework design, data creation and management, workflow optimization, and labeling and symbolizing. A fully functioning 180-day trial DVD of ArcEditor 10 software and a DVD containing data used in the tutorial exercises are included. GIS Tutorial 3 was designed to be used for advanced coursework or individual study.
About the Author
David W. Allen is the GIS manager for the City of Euless, Texas. He has taught at Tarrant County College since 1999, where he helped found one of the first GIS degree programs in Texas and establish a state standard for GIS degree programs. He is the author of GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook (Esri Press, 2010) and Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder (Esri Press, 2011).
Jeffery M. Coffey, GISP, is currently the GIS manager for the Tarrant Regional Water District in Fort Worth, Texas, where he manages large GIS implementation, analysis, and integration projects. Coffey taught GIS classes at the University of North Texas and University of Texas at Arlington and helped establish an accredited GIS program at Tarrant County College where he currently teaches and serves on the GIS program's advisory board.