Category: ArcGIS Online

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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March Updates to the ArcGIS Online Basemaps

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New contributions to the imagery basemap were published last week on ArcGIS Online, covering 3 communities from across the country. Haldimand County, located in southern Ontario on the shores of Lake Erie, contributed their 2010, 20cm resolution imagery. Across the … Continue reading

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Smart Mapping Part 3: Rounding classes for Color and Size drawing styles

(By Adelheid Freitag, ArcGIS Online development team)

Esri’s smart mapping initiative helps to add professional touches to your maps automatically. In part 3 of this series (part 1 and part 2) we explore how smart mapping can make attractive map legends on-the-fly that use a clever approach to rounding numeric labels. A good map legend is one that is uncluttered, offers good representative examples, and uses rounded numeric labels that are easy to read and easy to remember. For most of us, “2,500” is easier to remember and work with than “2,437.8938” and is simply a better candidate for a map legend.  Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the scene viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading

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Hundreds of urban areas updated in World Imagery basemap

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With our most recent release, the World Imagery basemap now contains updated coverage of more than 230 urban areas around the globe. This is our third, and by far the largest, batch of Pléiades imagery released. We released Pléiades imagery … Continue reading

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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

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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 … 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! The workshops are scheduled on different days and times in an effort to accommodate multiple users. This allows you to register for the workshop … Continue reading

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