October 5, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Oct. 5, 2015—A new book published by Esri teaches how to use geographic information system (GIS) software to analyze and visualize lidar data. Lidar is an optical remote-sensing system that uses a laser to measure topography, vegetation, objects such as buildings, and the ocean floor at some depths. Data collected from lidar can
August 4, 2015
To familiarize GIS professionals and students with the advanced Earth-imaging technologies available today, Esri published Essential Earth Imaging for GIS, which provides a basic education in remote-sensing technology, promoting the effective use of sophisticated multispectral and 3D imagery.
February 17, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015—Maps created using geographic information system (GIS) technology can be used to explore and interpret events in literature, history, and culture. That’s the premise of Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS, a new Esri press book by Charles B. Travis, who used real examples plucked from history, poetry, and books to show how geospatial visualization and
February 11, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015—The third edition of Building European Spatial Data Infrastructures presents an update on the efforts of the European Union (EU) to create a system for spatial data sharing among the 28 EU member nations. Building a spatial data infrastructure (SDI)—a common framework or language for sharing geographic information—will make providing geographic information and developing
January 27, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015—Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a guide to help experienced users of ArcGIS for Desktop get started with Python scripting. The book teaches users how to write Python code that works with spatial data to automate geoprocessing tasks in ArcGIS. Experience with other scripting or programming languages is helpful but not required.