Category: ArcGIS Online

Map Gives New Insights into Global Population

World Population Estimate map for Jakarta, Indonesia.

Esri’s World Population Estimate, a new probability surface that estimates the location and count of people throughout the world, is now available in ArcGIS Online. Esri has been producing a global population estimate in ArcGIS Online for several years. This … Continue reading

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Free Community Maps Training at 2015 Southeast User Conference

If you’re planning to attend the Esri Southeast User Conference in Nashville this year (May 4-6th) we may have a good reason to stick around immediately after the main conference.  We recently added a free post-conference hands-on workshop for those interested in learning the Data Prep Tools for contributing data to the Community Maps Program for basemaps. Continue reading

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JS code samples for imagery

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Hey check out these code samples from the imagery team that were presented at the 2015 Developers Summit! You can do stuff like: Model avalanche risk Model flood zones Display flow data using vectors based on magnitude and direction, or … Continue reading

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Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Now Available

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The March 2015 Living Atlas Community Webinar recording is now available! We apologize for the technical difficulties that were experience by some when attempting to join the webinar, and we invite you to watch the recorded version of the webinar: http://esriurl.com/LivingAtlasWebinarMarch2015.

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Fix Your Traffic Woes with Wok & Roll!

By John F. Berry, Learn ArcGIS Content team

Let's Get the Chow Mein on the Road thumbnailA new project on the Learn ArcGIS website could help unsnarl your traffic and delivery management issues! In Let’s Get the Chow Mein on the Road, you assume the role of the Wok & Roll Chinese food delivery manager dealing with congested Broward County roads in South Florida. But the lessons from the project could be applied to any professional business struggling to deliver products and services in the most economical means possible. Continue reading

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The Living Atlas of the World has expanded to include new user community content in the World Topographic Map

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The ArcGIS Content Team has just completed another update to the Living Atlas of the World. The user community has provided new and updated World Topographic Map content for cities, counties and universities in the United States, Canada, and Japan. Another thanks … Continue reading

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Detecting Water Loss Early With ArcGIS – Using Nighttime Flow Analysis

As a GIS professional you know the value geography brings your utility. However, others in your organization, including engineers, can realize that value only when the two teams collaborate. Combining the science of geography with the rigor of engineering can solve problems, like water loss, specifically through nighttime flow analysis. Continue reading

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Spatialize Your Water Utility Data with ArcGIS

As GIS professionals we all know that adding a spatial element to data makes it much more valuable. One of the key benefits of GIS has always been, and always will be, the integrative power to bring location information together in a map – and then analyze it for insights and patterns that help explain and improve efficiencies. Today bringing information from other systems into GIS is easy with the ArcGIS platform. In fact, Esri devotes a whole section to integration for water utilities. A few commonly integrated water industry data types include: Continue reading

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How to launch a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

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Story Map Tour is one of the most popular story maps, ideal for tours or for presenting a series of locations you’d like users to follow in sequence. By default a Map Tour opens to an introduction or the first tour … Continue reading

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Strengthening account security in your organization

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(By Blake Stearman, ArcGIS Online development team) As an administrator you want to keep your data workflows secure, but also allow members of your organization the freedom to accomplish tasks efficiently. ArcGIS Online continues to deliver improved capabilities for administering your … Continue reading

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