Category: ArcGIS Online

Maps and Imagery of the Nepal Earthquake

Compare pre- and post-event imagery to explore damage caused by the Nepal Earthquake.  *After earthquake imagery provided by Airbus Defense and Space.

The Esri Disaster Response team has assembled a collection of maps and imagery of the Nepal Earthquake (Himalayan earthquake) and the response effort.  These are available for you to use at no cost.  The collection includes a swipe map that compares imagery … Continue reading

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April 2015 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Available

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The April 2015 Living Atlas Community Webinar is now available!

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Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest 2015

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Tens of thousands of stories have been told using Esri Story Maps, with millions and millions of views. These have storied a vast library of topics, such as interesting places on the planet, city projects, health initiatives, recreation opportunities, climate … Continue reading

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Getting to know Esri Maps for Office 3.0: Part 2

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In the blog last week, I highlighted some of the new features of Esri Maps for Office, including the ability to have multiple maps in your workbook, being able to move your maps to other monitors, and the new tools … Continue reading

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Tips for embedding story maps in websites

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Story maps can be opened in browsers, and most are responsively designed to fit a variety of form factors, enabling you to view story maps on different devices. But story maps can also be embedded in your website, providing more … Continue reading

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Embedding a Story Map within a Story Map

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Embedded maps and media are an inherent and essential part of any story map. But in certain cases you may want to embed more than just a map—you may want to embed another story map to help tell your story. … Continue reading

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Landsat 8 Enthusiasts! Which Band Combination do you Use?

Natural Color with DRA (Dynamic Range Adjustment applied to maximize the contrast) Landsat 8 Bands 4,3,2.  This band combination provides an image that looks the way we think the earth and water should look from above.

What does Landsat 8 have to do with Earth Day?  Well for one thing, the latest Landsat 8 satellite imagery is some of the coolest imagery you can access, with remarkable images and information about the Earth being updated daily. … Continue reading

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User Community Content Continues to Improve the Living Atlas of the World and its Suite of Basemaps

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ArcGIS Online has been refreshed with new and updated content to Esri’s Basemaps. The user community has improved the World Topographic Map by adding new content for the entire country of Thailand and new and updated content for cities, counties and universities in the … Continue reading

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I’ve got the Whole World on my Phone

Nyali & Mombosa Beach in Kenya

On Tuesdays, we typically go out for pizza with my husband’s family and after dinner, sit and talk for a few hours.  This past Tuesday, the discussion turned to their childhood home and the surrounding places they used to visit … Continue reading

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Getting to know Esri Maps for Office 3.0: Part 1

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Esri Maps for Office 3.0 is the biggest update to the add-in since it launched nearly 3 years ago. From an updated visual design to improved workflows and under-the-hood improvements, there is a lot to take in. In part 1 … Continue reading

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