Category: ArcGIS Online
We are pleased to announce that the World Topographic Map has been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community, with the Topographic Map alone averaging over one Million daily viewers. We couldn’t have done it without you; Thank … Continue reading
The Story Map Journal is one of the more popular Story Map templates, ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video, especially when you have lots of text or a rich array of content. The Map … Continue reading
Esri’s hosted content on ArcGIS Online now includes five new layers to use in your water resources maps and analyses.
- USA National Hydrography Dataset – High Resolution (USGS)
- USA Watershed Boundary Dataset (USGS)
- USA Polluted Waters (EPA)
- USA Polluted Waters – Heavy Metals (EPA)
- USA National Hydrography Dataset Plus Version 2.1 – Seamless Vector Denormalized (USGS)
To use these services, you can either add them to your ArcGIS Online (AGOL) map directly from their respective AGOL content item or make a direct connection to the landscape1.arcgis.com server in ArcMap (Add ArcGIS Server connection).
Using Esri Maps for Office, you can make interactive, dynamic maps that add geographic content to your PowerPoint presentations.
Many of you may have heard of Esri Maps for Office. It lets you do really cool things with data without needing to fire up GIS software like ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Online. In fact, all that you need to start making gorgeous and insightful maps is something you probably already have installed on your computer – Microsoft Excel. If you use PowerPoint, even better!
There’s a lot already documented on how you can turn boring tabular data in Excel into visually compelling heat maps, cluster maps, hot spot analyses, and more. But what not many people know is that you can also add extra firepower to your PowerPoint presentations using Esri Maps for Office.
(by Lynnae Van Voorthuysen, media relations associate.) Story Maps often use lots of photos and images. While in the midst of creating a compelling story map, it may seem logical to add some pizazz or fill in a few gaps … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release Esri Maps for Office v3.1.
This release of Esri Maps for Office includes the following updates:
- Localized support for 27 languages
- Workflow improvements
- Bug fixes
- Updated online help
Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for Office 3.1.
~The Esri Maps for Office team
Demand for 3D is growing. As more companies, governments, and nonprofits use 3D, it is becoming expected for communicating plans, analysis, and operational information, in fields as diverse as engineering, construction, and emergency response. Users benefit from the immersive and … Continue reading
Last year, Esri published a set of image layers featuring recent 1m resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States made available by the USDA Farm Service Agency. The National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) acquires aerial imagery during the agricultural … Continue reading
Whenever possible, Smart Mapping aims to offload work from the map author to the machine. The goal is not to take control away from the author, but rather, make informed, intelligent choices and partner with the map author so we can all work faster.
Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of Smart Mapping.