Redlands, California—February 17, 2011 — Esri recently released Volume 3 in its popular
Essays on Geography and GIS e-book series. In this collection of essays and articles, thought leaders in the fields of geography and geographic information system (GIS) technology provide insight into the power of spatial thinking.
The eight articles in Essays on Geography and GIS, Volume 3, include
- “Geospatial Responses to Disasters: The Role of Cyberspace,” by Melinda Laituri
- “Governance of the NSDI,” by Will Craig
- “What Is the Geographic Approach?,” by Matt Artz and Jim Baumann
- “Kingston University London: 20 Years of GIS Education,” by Kenneth Field
- “Building INSPIRE: The Spatial Data Infrastructure for Europe,” by Max Craglia
- “GIS in a Changing World,” by Jack Dangermond
- “Getting to Know the Mapping Sciences Committee,” by Keith Clarke
- “Opening the World to Everyone,” by Jack Dangermond
Essays on Geography and GIS, Volume 3, is available for download at no cost. Volumes 1 and 2 are
still available and have been downloaded by more than 40,000 people since the series was first launched in September 2008.
Visit esri.com/books to explore the complete list of free e-books available from Esri.
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