EXTRA, EXTRA/Workbook guides readers through GIS
A new workbook from ESRI Press shows local governments how to use geographic information systems (GIS) software. “ArcGIS and the Digital City: A Hands-on Approach for Local Government” by Eric Fowler, GIS project manager for Brookfield, Wis.-based R.A. Smith & Associates, and William Huxhold, urban planning professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, provides data from real cities to help build GIS databases from computer-aided design files and tables for creating buildings and parcels. The exercises teach readers how to perform spatial analyses, produce land-use reports and analyze residential density using ArcGIS software. To order the $59.95 book, visit gis.esri.com/esripress/index.cfm.