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Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases

By : Hussein Nasser
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Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases

By: Hussein Nasser

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (13 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Hani M. Basheer is a GIS expert and Oracle certified professional DBA. He graduated in the year 2001 as a surveying engineer with a technical postgraduate diploma in Esri GIS. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Esri products.

Throughout his career, he has worked on several enterprise GIS projects in Egypt and Saudi Arabia; he worked with the Egypt SDI project, which is a project to establish a GIS system for the NARSS and EMRA authorities in Egypt. He moved to Saudi Arabia in 2007 to work with a leading GIS company, FarsiGeoTech, which deals with many GIS projects. Hani moved to National Water Company in 2010 to establish a GIS unit, GIS model, geodatabase, and GIS application to manage the water and waste water utility networks of Jeddah city.

Hani has over 10 years of experience as a technical trainer for GIS products. During this period, he has delivered many successful training sessions in the Middle East to different sectors such as petroleum, mining, education, electricity, and municipalities.

Throughout his career, he has worked with most Esri products. He worked with Oracle databases and earned four DBA OCPs. He has also worked with SAN storage, GPS, and GPS CORS systems.

He really liked this book. While reviewing, he found it interesting enough to complete it from start to end. He also felt that the writer succeeded in providing knowledge to the readers in an easy way. He guarantees the readers that they will get the best out of their GIS career by reading this book.

Frank Donnelly is a Geospatial Data Librarian at Baruch College, City University of New York, where he assists students and faculty with finding and processing data and using GIS. He holds master's degrees in both Geography and Library and Information Science. He has been using GIS for over 15 years and has extensive experience working with the US Census data. He has built several spatial databases using ArcGIS personal geodatabases and open source SpatiaLite, including a geodatabase for studying New York City neighborhoods, which is freely available on his college's website. He has recently published papers on the geography of public libraries in the United States and the use of the US Census Bureau's American Community Survey for research.

Venkatesh Merwade is an associate professor at the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University. His research and teaching interests include solving water resources issues by using GIS, computer modeling, and hydrologic information systems. His online tutorials, which are available at his website for free, on GIS applications and hydraulic and hydrologic modeling are used by students, researchers, and practitioners around the world to address water resource issues. He has co-authored two chapters in Arc Hydro: GIS for Water Resources, Esri Press; one chapter in GIS, Spatial Analysis, and Modeling, Esri Press; and one chapter in Gravel Bed Rivers 7: Developments in Earth Surface Processes, Wiley.