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

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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SPOT, Pléiades and DigitalGlobe added to World Imagery map

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We’ve recently updated our World Imagery map with the addition from three different satellite imagery products – SPOT, Pléiades and DigitalGlobe. View the map below for the coverage of the new imagery. SPOT Imagery was added across Canada, the Nordic countries, … Continue reading

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NAIP Imagery now available as ArcGIS Online Image layers

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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 imagery at multiple levels of pixel resolution (e.g., 250m, 15m, 1m or better per pixel) and temporal resolution … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Creating 3D Cities

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Many users want to go 3D with their GIS and want to know where to start. Esri has just released a set of best practices for 3D-enabling your existing GIS to create your 3D city. A 3D-enabled GIS provides governments and the … Continue reading

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National Geographic Historic and Reference Maps Available 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 and growing collection of historical maps from several leading publishers.  With the latest addition to this collection, National Geographic has … Continue reading

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New Community Contributions Include Updates for World Imagery

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The ArcGIS Content Team has updated the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World with enhancements to the World Imagery Map. This ArcGIS Online release includes seven new contributors and two updates to existing community map participants. The new imagery is high-resolution, newer collection date, displaying at larger … Continue reading

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Street Map updated in North America, now includes Community Map Contributions

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Update as of June 26, 2014:  Light Gray Canvas Basemap was released last night with updated North America content.  These layers now contain commercial data co-mingled with community contributions in select areas of the map.  The current list of communities in Light Gray … Continue reading

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