GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro 2.4

GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro 2.4

A Platform Workbook

Wilpen L. Gorr, Kristen S. Kurland


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Updated for ArcGIS Pro 2.4

GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS® Pro 2.4: A Platform Workbook is an introductory text for learning ArcGIS Pro, the premier professional desktop GIS application. In-depth exercises that use ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and other ArcGIS apps show readers how to make maps, how to create and analyze spatial data, and how to manage systems with GIS. 

GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro 2.4: A Platform Workbook engages readers in:

  • Obtaining spatial data and building a geodatabase for collecting, editing, and processing data
  • Exploring the functionalities of ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and apps; understanding the elements of map design; and creating map layouts, story maps, dashboards, and 3D maps
  • Analyzing spatial data using buffers and street network-based service areas, locating facilities, and conducting cluster analysis
  • Automating GIS through macros for monitoring and optimal routing of service deliveries with data input in the field using a mobile app
  • Carrying out real-world applications for health care, crime, government services, planning, and marketing. 

Incorporating proven teaching methods in detailed exercises, "Your Turn" sections, and expanded homework assignments, GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro 2.4: A Platform Workbook is suited to learning GIS in a classroom. Wilpen L. Gorr and Kristen S. Kurland have written the top-selling GIS Tutorial 1: Basic WorkbookGIS Tutorial for Health, and GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis.

Note: This e-book requires ArcGIS software. You can download the ArcGIS Trial at, contact your school or business Esri Site License Administrator, or purchase a student or individual license through the Esri Store.


Wilpen L. Gorr:
Wilpen L. Gorr is a professor of public policy and management information systems at the School of Public Policy and Management, H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches and researches GIS applications. He is also chairman of the school’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management degree program.
|||Kristen S. Kurland is a professor of architecture, information systems, and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College and School of Architecture, where she teaches GIS, BIM, CAD, 3D visualization, and infrastructure management. Her research includes spatial analysis of health issues.