GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook is a top selling introductory text for learning ArcGIS for Desktop. This workbook presents a range of GIS tools and functionality, from querying interactive maps to collecting data and running geoprocessing tools. Its detailed exercises, ""Your Turn"" sections, and homework assignments can be adapted to learning GIS in a classroom or for independent study. Also included is an authorization code to download a 180-day trial version of ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 software and a DVD with data for working through the exercises. Instructor resources are available.
Wilpen L. Gorr is a professor of public policy and management information systems at the School of Public Policy and Management, H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches and researches GIS applications. He is also chairman of the school’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management degree program.
Kristen S. Kurland is a professor of architecture, information systems, and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College and School of Architecture, where she teaches GIS, BIM, CAD, 3D visualization, and infrastructure management. Her research includes spatial analysis of health issues.
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 School of Architecture, where she teaches GIS, CAD, 3D Visualization, and Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM).
This is a great book for learning GIS!!!
Also, realize that when using this book there will be zero support from the author, the publisher, or the producer of the application if you run into any problems.
The instructions are straight forward and easy to follow while the tutorials are designed very thoughtfully and the data is interesting.
Arrived with the additional material that is was supposed to include and in the condition described.Published 23 days ago by Lindsay Millward
This is a good book indeed. Unfortunately, pages 382-384 are missing from the copy I ordered. I intend to use this in an introductory GIS course; hopefully this is not the case... Read morePublished 1 month ago by edwin brands
Very clear for beginer in use of arcgis, like the tutorial material. For test little confusing. Must for everyone who start arcgis.Published 3 months ago by Dyan
I rented this GIS tutorial book, a month ago and just got around to using it. Both the discs included don't work (and of course I missed the opportunity to return the book by 1... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lo
This is a great text for review, or getting started with GIS Fundamentals! All the exercises allowed hands on collection of data, map making, and learning about more tools than you... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paula C.
Perfect copy! Defintely worth renting when the quality of the book is comparable to a new book. Would definitely rent again!Published 5 months ago by JoLynn Pineda
on time and in perfect condition with CD. super useful in this class where the book is basically the teacherPublished 5 months ago by Ben Albers
This book is really good for those who have no prior knowledge about GIS. Good introductory book. Always buy it with the software CD.Published 6 months ago by Tenzin Jamyang