ArcGIS Content Team

The ArcGIS Content Team publishes online basemap and reference map services, map layers and documents, and tools to use in your GIS work. Our team produces ArcGIS online Map, Task, Event, Community Map, National Map, and Sample Services as well the Data & Maps, StreetMap Premium, and Data Appliance data products for ArcGIS. We love to hear from you, so please post feedback or comments to the ArcGIS Online forum at http://forums.arcgis.com/forums/30-ArcGIS-Online.

Recent Posts

Global urban areas updated with Pléiades imagery

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As part of our continuing effort to update the World Imagery basemap, the next batch of Pléiades imagery was released for an additional 34 urban areas around the globe.  This is the second batch of Pléiades imagery released this year; … Continue reading

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Dark Gray Canvas basemap now available for your use

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Just as the dark sky at night allows the stars and nebula to shine, a new basemap from Esri allows you to create exciting new maps of your data. The Dark Gray Canvas basemap is now available on our production servers … Continue reading

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SPOTMaps Satellite Imagery updates on ArcGIS.com

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In our last two World Imagery updates, we’ve updated more than 37 million square kilometers of imagery with 2.5m SPOTMaps imagery from CNES/Airbus Defence and Space. The new SPOTMaps imagery replaces and enhances areas that previously displayed less than ideal … Continue reading

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Community Contributions Added to World Imagery

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Over the past two months, we have expanded the World Imagery basemap to include more and more community contributions. High-resolution imagery was published from both new contributors as well as updates from communities that are active participants in the program. … Continue reading

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NAIP Image Layers updated with 2013 Imagery

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Earlier this year, Esri published a new set of image layers featuring recent 1m resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States made available by the USDA Farm Service Agency. The National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) acquires aerial imagery during … Continue reading

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How to Update ArcGIS Online User Information

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Wondering how to update e-mail addresses and other user information within your ArcGIS Online subscription? It’s easy. As an ArcGIS Online administrator, you can use the tools found under My Organization. Here’s how you do it: Sign in to your … Continue reading

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Community Updates to World Imagery

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The latest World Imagery update on ArcGIS.com provides a widely-spread tour across the continent. Contributors in this release are from communities along the Great Lakes to coastal California, from one of the fastest growing prairie cities, to a community along … Continue reading

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Calculate How Many Service Credits Your Analysis Needs

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Wondering how many service credits you might use when running analysis in ArcGIS Online? Find out before you run your analysis by clicking the Show credits button in the selected spatial analysis tool. After inputting the data layers and analysis … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best ArcGIS Online Basemap for Your Maps and Apps

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We presented this Technical Workshop as part of the 2014 User Conference with the following goal: How to maximize the quality of your web map or app beginning with the selection of the best basemap. There are a number of … Continue reading

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New Live Feeds added to the Earth Observation collection in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Online includes a living atlas of the world with beautiful and authoritative maps on many topics, including a rich collection of earth observation maps and layers that describe our planet’s current conditions, from earthquakes and fires to severe weather … Continue reading

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