Category: ArcGIS Online

The San Diego Story Map

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If you’re heading to the 2012 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, here’s  a map you just can’t do without. It’s an interactive guide to San Diego produced by Esri’s Lee Bock, in collaboration with Rupert Essinger (whose San Diego … Continue reading

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Thematic Atlas sample app now available

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The Esri Thematic Atlas Sample App is a configurable web application that uses a collection of intelligent web maps with text, graphics, and images to talk about our world.  The sample application allows the author to organize maps into groups … Continue reading

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High-resolution imagery for Europe, Russia, and China added to ArcGIS Online World Imagery map

Bergen, Norway

We’re happy to report that two additional batches of the large set (up to 50 million square kilometers) of high-resolution imagery to be added to the World_Imagery map service are fully processed and published to ArcGIS Online. The World Imagery … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online World Topographic Map July 2012 updates

Greenville County, South Carolina

The ArcGIS Online World Topographic Map (World_Topo_Map) was recently updated with several more contributions from the user community. The World Topographic Map includes new and updated content from 1:9K to 1:1K for the following areas in Canada and the United … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online at the 2012 Esri User Conference

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There will be many opportunities at the upcoming 2012 Esri International User Conference to learn more about ArcGIS Online, and to meet and talk with staff members. It’s a great way to get answers to your questions, and get details … Continue reading

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What's New in ArcGIS Online (July 2012)

Time to refresh your browser, ArcGIS Online has recently been updated. This latest release includes important behind-the-scenes improvements, and also delivers several key updates and new features.

Search from a map now uses enhanced geocoding and gazetteer functions. A new find parameter allows you to enter addresses, partial addresses, place locations, and XY coordinates directly in the map URL. Also included are important enhancements for international users.

For a full listing see the What’s New help topic.

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ArcGIS Online map services updated for Europe, Japan, and Russia

World Street Map European Coverage

Last night, the ArcGIS Online team updated the following map services with updated coverage in Europe and Russia: World Street Map—This map also includes updated coverage for Japan World Transportation World Boundaries and Places World Boundaries and Places Alternate The … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online map services updated for North America

World Street Map North America coverage

The ArcGIS Online team recently updated the following map services with updated coverage in North America: World Street Map World Transportation World Boundaries and Places World Boundaries and Places Alternate The latest update has a number of improvements from the … Continue reading

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Using Yahoo! Pipes to create dynamic map layers

Yahoo! Pipes are a handy way to aggregate web feeds and other information from various sources. One way to think of Pipes is as a way to create data/information mashups, just like we can create ArcGIS Online web maps by mashing up a variety of map layers. An interesting aspect of Pipes is that we can leverage them in the context of our ArcGIS Online web maps, and use them to create dynamic layers using URL-located KML or CSV files as mappable information sources.

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Add Pinterest photos to ArcGIS Online web maps

Pinterest is a social photo sharing site that lets you create and manage “boards” of photos, usually organized around some theme. Pinterest users can browse other pinboards and ‘re-pin’ images in their own collections, or ‘like’ photos. Pinterest’s mission is to “connect everyone in the world through the things they find interesting.”

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