What's new from Esri Press for UC 2020?

08-17-2020 09:33 AM
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Here’s the list of new 2020 titles that have been published by Esri Press. You will be able to purchase them from the online Esri Merchandise Store, during UC. If you can’t wait until then, they are available to you now for purchase or pre-order, from your favorite online retailer. 



Getting to Know Web GIS, fourth editionGetting to Know Web GIS, fourth edition. Written by Pinde Fu; features how-to's for the latest advances in Esri’s entire Web GIS platform, with no previous programming experience required. Includes new content and tutorials about ArcGIS Experience Builder, ArcGIS QuickCapture, the new Map Viewer, the new ArcGIS StoryMaps, ArcGIS Notebooks, ArcGIS Analytics for IoT, ArcGIS Indoors, and ArcGIS Tracker, as well as, discussions about IA, AR, and VR. 





Python scripting for ArcGIS Pro book cover. Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro. Written by Paul Zandbergen; the definitive, easy-to-follow guide to writing Python code to solve problems and increase your productivity in ArcGIS Pro, whether you’re new to programming or not. 

Advanced Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro. Written by Paul Zandbergen; builds on Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro and is an easy-to-follow guide to writing specialized Python scripts and developing tools for spatial data in ArcGIS Pro.  




Lindsey the GIS Professional book coverLindsey the GIS Professional in Spanish book coverLindsey the GIS Professional. Written by Tyler Danielson and available in English and Spanish. Follow Lindsey as she collects information about the world around her to make a map of her favorite park. Written for K-5 students, teachers, and parents, it includes online activities and teaching resources, including how it applies to educational standards (NGSS, C3, and international).  





Women and GIS volume 2 book coverWomen and GIS, Volume 2: Stars of Spatial Science. Compiled by Esri Press; features 30 inspiring stories of diverse women using geospatial technology to improve the world. These women serve as guiding stars to motivate all readers. 








Smarter Government workbook coverSmarter Government Workbook: A 14-week Implementation Guide to Governing for Results. Written by Martin O’Malley; Companion to Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age, it distills the lessons from that book into a 14-week plan to achieve strategic performance management.   





Guide to GIS Analysis volume 1The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 1: Geographic Patterns and Relationships, second edition. Written by Andy Mitchell; updates a classic text that lays the foundation for all GIS users to find spatial patterns, relationships, and trends that lead to better decision-making. (Volume 2 will publish Fall 2020.)  







GIS for Science volume 2GIS for Science: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics, Volume 2. Edited by Dawn J. Wright and Christian Harder; shows readers how scientists working on the world's most pressing problems apply geographic information systems—GIS. 







The International GeoDesign Collaboration book coverThe International Geodesign Collaboration: Changing Geography by Design. Edited by Thomas Fisher, Brian Orland, and Carl Steinitz explains how researchers, scientists, designers, and students can use geodesign principles to work together through analysis, technology, and collaboration. 





Also publishing in late-Summer 2020, just in time for the Fall Semester:  


Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 coverGetting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 Written by Michael Law and Amy Collins;  the latest editing in this series introduces the basic tools and capabilities of ArcGIS Pro through practical project workflows that demonstrate best practices for productivity. Explore spatial relationships, building a geodatabase, 3D GIS, project presentation, and more. Learn how to navigate ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online by visualizing, querying, creating, editing, analyzing, and presenting geospatial data in both 2D and 3D environments. Using figures to show each step, Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 demystifies complicated process like developing a geoprocessing model, using Python to write a script tool, and the creation of space-time cubes. Cartographic techniques for both web and physical maps are included, as well as, 180-days access to ArcGIS Pro.


GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2. 6GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6: A Platform Workbook Written by Wilpen L. Gorr and Kristen S. Kurland; an introductory text for learning ArcGIS Pro that shows users how to make maps, how to create and analyze spatial data, and how to manage systems with GIS, shown through a series of lessons and exercises that user ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and other ArcGIS apps. Includes teacher resources (classroom slides, videos, quizzes, tests, and additional lessons), data, and 180-days access to ArcGIS Pro 

GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 book coverGIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Desktop 10.8  Written by Wilpen L. Gorr and Kristen S. Kurland; the last book in the GIS Tutorial series that teaches ArcMap, this text introduces GIS tools and functionality, including querying interactive maps, collecting data, and running geoprocessing tool, shown through a series of lessons and exercises. Includes teacher resources (classroom slides, videos, quizzes, tests, and additional lessons), maps, data, and 180-days access to ArcGIS Desktop.

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