New free stuff from Esri

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Today a couple of education and information materials came to my attention from Esri. The first is the third volume of the Essays on Geography and GIS, a volume of collected articles. This time around the Table of Contents look a little like this:

What Is GIS?
Geospatial Responses to Disasters: The Role of Cyberspace
Governance of the NSDI
What Is the Geographic Approach?
Kingston University London: 20 Years of GIS Education
Building INSPIRE: The Spatial Data Infrastructure for Europe
GIS in a Changing World
Getting to Know the Mapping Sciences Committee
Opening the World to Everyone

The other new item is a new 6 module Web Course titled Turning Data into Information Using ArcGIS 10. The web course was created to accentuate Geographic Information Systems and Science, Third Edition by Paul A. Longley Ph.D., Michael F. Goodchild Ph.D., David J. Maguire Ph.D., and David W. Rhind Ph.D. The course is made of:

Module 1: Basics of Data and Information
Module 2: Cartography, Map Production, and Geovisualization
Module 3: Query and Measurement
Module 4: Transformations and Descriptive Summaries
Module 5: Optimization and Hypothesis Testing
Module 6: Uncertainty