Esri Press

Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6

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E-book published in August 2020; print book published in October 2020

Continuing the tradition of the best-selling Getting to Know series, Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 teaches new and existing GIS users how to get started solving problems using ArcGIS Pro. Using ArcGIS Pro for these tasks allows you to understand complex data with the leading GIS software that many businesses and organizations use every day.

Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 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.

Each chapter begins with a prompt using a real-world scenario in a different industry to help you explore how ArcGIS Pro can be applied for operational efficiency, analysis, and problem solving. A summary and glossary terms at the end of every chapter help reinforce the lessons and skills learned.

Ideal for students, self-learners, and seasoned professionals looking to learn a new GIS product, Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6 is a broad textbook and desk reference designed to leave users feeling confident in using ArcGIS Pro on their own.

The e-book of Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6, 9781589486362, will be available at most online retailers.

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Michael Law is a cartographer and GIS professional with more than a decade of experience. He was a cartographer for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, edited and tested GIS workbooks, and was the editor of the Esri Map Book. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.

Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for over 16 years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

ISBN: 9781589486355    2020   420 pages   $84.99