Category: ArcGIS Online

New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: No Dumping – Drains to Ocean

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In the No Dumping – Drains to Ocean project, you’ll learn how to find the area that contributes to a storm drain and the route that pollutants will take if they are dumped or washed into the drain. Continue reading

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Smart Mapping Part 2: Making Better Size and Color Maps

In our first smart mapping blog we talked about how Esri has made it easier than ever for you to create attractive maps quickly and with confidence. Now, we explore the new continuous size and continuous color maps you can make with ArcGIS Online.

Smart mapping is about authoring visually powerful maps that let the data speak for itself. As one piece of that, we introduced new ways to apply size and color to your data to tackle long-standing issues with data classification, while simultaneously overcoming some of the well-known limitations of unclassed maps.

As a map author you now have the ability to fine tune how you apply colors and sizes to your data using a histogram-based interface. It’s time to raise your cartographic game! Continue reading

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Community Maps for Hydrology FREE Webinar this Wednesday!

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Register here Water touches nearly every aspect of our lives on planet earth. From the water we drink, to the air we breathe, to the landscape where we live and play, water fuels our life and our planet. To help … Continue reading

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Embedding maps in Story Map Journal

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The Story Map Journal is a very popular Story Map, letting you create a compelling map-based narrative presented as a set of journal entries. It’s ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. And it’s especially useful when … Continue reading

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More Preparing Data Workshops Added to the Calendar

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Additional offerings of the well-received Preparing Data for Community Maps Workshop have been added to the schedule! We have one scheduled every month leading up to the 2015 Esri User Conference. The workshops are scheduled on different days and times … Continue reading

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Tip: Minimizing the UI for scene viewer

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In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the scene viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading

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Living Atlas Community Webinar Scheduled for March 26th!

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The Community Maps Webinar is evolving to include all facets of the Living Atlas of the World community. What does this mean?

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ArcGIS Open Data: What’s New for March 2015

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Hot off the heels of launching the new ArcGIS Open Data community site, the Open Data team is thrilled to highlight the features of the March 2015 release. Smart Mapping ArcGIS Open Data leverages the new smart mapping functionality in … Continue reading

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Adding maps to your Story Map Journal

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The Story Map Journal is a very popular Story Map, letting you create a compelling map-based narrative presented as a set of journal entries. It’s ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. And it’s especially … Continue reading

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New Advanced Data for Spain, Germany and Australia

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Esri recently released additional international data to its already expansive Global Demographic offering on the ArcGIS platform. This release includes: New Advanced data for Spain Additional postal geography levels added to the Advanced data for Germany Additional current year spending … Continue reading

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