Category Archives: Mapping
by Nathan Shephard and Kenneth Field
November 22nd 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while in Dallas, Texas. It’s been 50 years since the cataclysmic event in Dealey Plaza and the fascination, conspiracies and consistent speculation on what happened and why have been ever-present in the intervening years.
Here, we present JFinteraKtive, an interactive 3D Web Scene of the shocking moments that changed the world we live in.
At ArcGIS 10.2 there is a shapefile issue which results in a crash. This is caused by a buffer overrun that is most likely to occur when there are large numbers of fields in the dBase file.
The patch to fix this issue is available now for ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, Engine and Server users.
We are pleased to announce the release of the 3D GIS landing page on esri.com. Here you can find in one location: why 3D is important for GIS professionals, an overview of the 3D strengths of the ArcGIS system videos … Continue reading
Community Maps contributors are finding creative ways to leverage their ArcGIS Online accounts. Many of these contributors have created well-designed web maps and applications to meet the goals and business needs of their organization.
Want to see your Community Maps contribution published faster? Use the Local Government Information Model.
One of the most common questions potential Community Maps contributors ask is “How long will it take to see my map layers in the World Topographic Map after I submit them”? While there are many factors that can influence the … Continue reading
Some maps require a ton of research. Some maps require a lifetime of study. Some maps require a boatload of data. Some maps tell a story. Some maps tell an even better story. And some maps are about zombies. This … Continue reading
The September 2013 World Topographic Map release includes a significant update to the entire country of France. Data for the update comes from the best available authoritative sources, including IGN BD ADRESSE and IGN BD TOPO, along with commercial data from NAVTEQ and INTERMAP. … Continue reading
The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) will hold their annual conference in Greenville, South Carolina on October 9-11. This year, in addition to the terrific agenda of presentations and activities, the conference will also include a hands-on workshop on Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online. The workshop will cover the vast collection of GIS resources available through ArcGIS Online as well as best practices for finding and using different types of ArcGIS Online services to build quality Web maps and apps which can be shared publicly or within a private group and accessed on just about any web-enabled device.
The workshop is on October 12th, and is just $20 for conference attendees and $60 for students who choose to just attend the workshop. To find out more about the NACIS conference and the Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online workshop, visit nacis.org.
Over the last couple of years the Ocean Basemap team has concentrated on creating a consistent and easy to use basemap that contains significant bathymetric detail. We have had many compliments on the map (thank you all) and we believe that it … Continue reading