Category: ArcGIS Online

175,000 U.S. Historical Maps–Now Online!


More than 175,000 historical topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are now available on ArcGIS Online. For over 130 years, the USGS has prepared these detailed maps to accurately show the complex geography of the nation. Maps cover … Continue reading

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How to Embed a Map Gallery in a Web Page

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You’ve put together a gallery of your authoritative maps and now you want to share it. Of course you can feature the gallery on your ArcGIS Online home page, but you can also embed it in your organization’s website, blog, … Continue reading

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Adding Flickr albums to story map tours (update)


In a previous post we detailed how you can add Flickr sets to story map tours. Since that was posted there have been some changes to Flickr. Sets have now become albums, and while the steps are slightly different you … Continue reading

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Repetitive Feature Collection made easy with Collector

When you are out in the field collecting data, quite often you find yourself collecting the same information over and over again – either multiple things at the same location or multiples of the same thing at different locations. If you have encountered this, then read on because there is a setting in Collector that you really need to know about… Continue reading

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Elevation and Hydrology Analysis with ArcGIS Online Live Training Seminar

Watershed Delineation

Elevation analysis services, hosted by ArcGIS Online, are a new option for performing analyses that require elevation and hydrologic data. For example, you can find the slope of a road, calculate a viewshed, or discover where water flows to or … Continue reading

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Introducing GeoPlanner for ArcGIS

Esri is proud to introduce the GeoPlanner for ArcGIS, a new premium web app focused on meeting the needs of planning and design professionals across a wide range of industries. It brings the power of ArcGIS Online and a geodesign workflow to land-based planning and design activities. The app represents a vision of geodesign-influenced planning, accessible to ArcGIS organizational accounts from a multitude of devices. Continue reading

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An Ocean of Story Maps: Updated

New links have been added to the prior blog post An Ocean of Story Maps. Some of these include web maps and downloads in addition to the “traditional” Esri-style story map. Please feel free to bookmark and return as I will try to keep updating the original blog post throughout the year! There is a lot of wonderful work out there, including the work of the Clark Magnet School students recently featured in President Obama’s White House Science Fair and related activities!


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Tips for getting your Story Map noticed


You’ve worked hard to make a great story map, now take a few minutes to make it easy for people, including the Story Maps team, to find your work. The Story Maps Gallery showcases story map applications from Esri and … Continue reading

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New and Improved Community Maps Data Prep Tools!

AllLayers.MXD and GolfCourses.MXD

We are happy to announce that the next iteration of the Community Maps Data Prep Tools has been released! You can find the domestic version here and the international version here. The tools are no longer in beta, and version … Continue reading

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Community contributed content to the ArcGIS Living Atlas includes Urban Systems


There are over 7 billion people on the planet, 50% percent of which live in urban areas. By the year 2050, this figure could reach or exceed 70%. This increase in urbanization will have a profound impact on our lives. … Continue reading

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