Free e-book “Essays on Geography and GIS, Vol. 4” Now Available

Essays on Geography and GIS, Vol. 4The popular “Essays on Geography and GIS” e-book series brings together a broad range of articles written by academicians and scientists dealing with trends in geography, geospatial matters, and GIS.  More than 100,000 copies of the first three volumes have been downloaded over the last three and a half years. Today, Esri released Volume 4 in this series, which features the following articles:

  • Through the Macroscope: Geography’s View of the World
  • A Role for Old-Fashioned Geographia in Education
  • Zen and the Art of GIS Communication
  • Ecosystem Services—Learning to Leverage Natural Capital
  • Looking Forward: Five Thoughts on the Future of GIS
  • The Future Looks Bright for Spatial Thinkers
  • Scaling Up Classroom Maps
  • Managing Our Man-Made Ecosystems
  • GIS and Geography: Interactions with the Humanities
  • The Challenge of Defining Geo-Literacy
  • Let’s Exchange Competition for Cooperation
  • A National GIS Infrastructure for Health Research
  • The Intersection of GIS and Gaming
  • Understanding Our World
  • From Maps to GeoDesign
  • Making Sense of Our Sensored Planet
  • Hand in Hand—Spatial Information for Latin America
  • Delivering GIS in a Period of Unsustainable Growth

Read Vol. 4 [PDF]

The first three volumes are also still available: