Category: Oceans & Maritime
This blog is in response to a comment about how to create a layer stack in ArcGIS. We try really hard at Esri to make imagery management as easy as possible. It’s often an overlooked aspect of image analysis, but … Continue reading
The following link (http://dtc-sci01.esri.com/OGCApps/OpenLayersApp/) put together by Kevin Sigwart (Esri) has a nice set of links that provide help for users wanting to leverage OpenLayers against services from an ArcGIS Server. Continue reading
A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet that are generated by a map server using data from a GIS database. The first version of the specification was released in 1999. The … Continue reading
Remote sensing is incredibly useful for informing us about things that we would have a hard time figuring out on our own, either because of high costs or difficulty accessing remote areas, or the time it would take to survey … Continue reading
This post also appears in Esri Insider. Last update: April 1, 2014. With all the recent excitement and good hopes over the White House Climate Data Initiative, and the ongoing progress of the Group on Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), … Continue reading
In the weeks following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 there has been a huge international effort to locate the plane. People keep talking about finding a needle in a haystack; somehow I think the needle is easier to … Continue reading
It is time to announce the speakers for the next installment of the monthly Community Maps webinar. This time we are thrilled to be joined by two members of the larger Community Maps content team – Caitlyn Raines and Brian … Continue reading
Posted on behalf of and authored by Graham Stickler, Senior Director Global Marketing, exactEarth Ltd. We are delighted at exactEarth to see Esri’s efforts to advance the management and use of streaming data feeds into the GIS environment, which traditionally … Continue reading
Esri’s LAS Optimizer has been updated to include support for parallel decompression. The initial version supported parallel processing when going from LAS to Optimized LAS, but the other direction, going back to LAS, was single threaded. It’s now parallel in both directions. This significantly decreases the time it takes to decompress the files and is worth the update.
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!