Lidar and GIS

esriEsri has recently published a book entitled, Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS and Lidar. The scenarios in this reference feature lidar as the primary data source and lidar-related analysis as the primary skill focus. Lidar is a powerful, and increasingly popular, data source used to create elevation and terrain models with very high accuracy.

Students and self-learners can use the exercises in this book to develop their GIS skills. Downloadable data and access to a 180-day free trial of ArcGIS are available on the Esri Press “Book Resources” webpage. Instructor resources are available by contacting”

This is the third book in the Making Spatial Decisions series, Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS and Lidar focuses on scenario-based problem solving using an integrated workflow in ArcGIS® for Desktop.

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