Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright
Dawn Wright joined Esri as Chief Scientist in October 2011 and is responsible for formulating and advancing Esri's goals in the environmental, conservation, climate, and ocean sciences. She is also professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University and has participated in several initiatives around the world over the past 20 years to map, analyze, and preserve ocean terrains and ecosystems. Follow her on Twitter @deepseadawn.

Recent Posts

Introducing the Dimension Explorer

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Originally posted by Dave Johnson, Esri Applications Prototype Lab Dimension Explorer, an addin tool for ArcMap, has just been released by the Esri Applications Prototype Lab! Dimension Explorer 1.0 makes it easier to work with time-aware and multidimensional data in … Continue reading

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Proceedings of the 2014 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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Proceedings and videos of the 2014 Esri Ocean GIS Forum are available at: proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/oceans14 and video.esri.com/series/217/2014-esri-ocean-gis-forum. In addition to the excellent papers, maps, apps, and lightning talks presented by over 100 users, the Forum featured: the exciting announcement of the … Continue reading

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Predictive Analysis and Suitability Tools

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The Esri Oceans/Maritime community may be interested in two sets of tools originally developed for other sectors, but could be very useful for ocean and coastal science and resource management applications. The first set of tools is the ArcGIS Predictive … Continue reading

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Year-End Review

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From Shane Matthews, Esri Cartographic Specialist The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative … Continue reading

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Strengthening the Link between GIS and Science with the SciPy Stack

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From an Esri Insider blog post by Matt Artz and Kevin Butler Geography is the science of our world, and GIS is a foundational technology for helping us to better understand that science. To further strengthen the link between GIS … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Story Maps: Updated

New links have been added to the prior blog post An Ocean of Story Maps. Some of these include web maps and downloads in addition to the “traditional” Esri-style story map. Please feel free to bookmark and return as I will keep updating the original blog post throughout the year! There is a lot of wonderful work out there, including story maps in languages other than English.

Enjoy!

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Speaking the “Language” of Spatial Analysis via Story Maps

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Spatial analysis has always been a hallmark of GIS, the “numerical recipes” which set GIS apart from other forms of computerized visualization and information management. With GIS we pose questions and derive results using a wide array of analytical tools … Continue reading

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Course Change for the Arc Marine Data Model

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As mentioned in a prior blog post and presentation, there have been discussions about the development of a new, improved version of the 2007 Arc Marine Data Model (also known as the “Marine Data Model”). This was an action item … Continue reading

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New Multidimensions in ArcMap

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As was shown at this year’s Esri User Conference, ArcMap now incorporates multidimensional data into GIS workflows to further the advancement of science (see Philip Mielke’s excellent plenary presentation). This is a very important concept that we at Esri would … Continue reading

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Introducing Esri’s World Elevation Services, Including TopoBathy

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From Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Elevation data supports numerous GIS applications ranging from deriving slope and aspect, stream delineation, cut and fill analysis, viewshed analysis, orthorectification of aerial photography or satellite imagery, rendering 3D visualizations, creating relief maps, and … Continue reading

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