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Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS: A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS, 3rd Edition by Michael D. Kennedy

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What’s Not Covered Here

While this is the end of the book it’s hardly the end of GIS or ArcGIS capability. From looking at the extensions, you can get an idea of other capabilities of the software. Look at the possible extensions:

ArcScan
Geostatistical Analyst
Publisher
Schematics
Tracking Analyst

Your browser can tell you the capabilities of these packages.

You can also gain insight as to the depth of ArcGIS software by considering the plethora of toolbars we didn’t consider:

ArcScan
COGO
Data Driven Pages
Distributed Geodatabase
Edit Vertices
Effects
Feature Cache
Feature Construction
Geocoding
Geodatabase History
Geometric Network Editing
GPS
Graphics
Image Classification
LAS Dataset
Parcel Editor
Raster Painting
Representation
Route Editing
Schematic
Schematic Editor
Schematic Network Analyst
Tablet
TIN Editing
Transform Parcels
Utility Network Analyst
Versioning
Esri also has other software packages:
Data Interoperability
Business Analyst
VBA
Workflow Manager
Defense Mapping
Nautical
Bathymetry
Aeronautical
Airports
Esri Roads and Highways

Of course, all this is in addition to the myriad menu options and tools we did not explore. It’s probably safe to say that no one knows all the capabilities of this software. But is also probably safe to say that, with the GIS foundation you now have, you are well equipped to pursue these other capabilities, which are rooted in what you have already learned. Good luck. Have fun. Be productive. ...

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