Category: Oceans & Maritime

ArcGIS for State Government – What’s New

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We’ve released a number of new ArcGIS for State Government Solutions, as well as, updates to existing offerings we previously shipped. Some of the highlights include  updates to following offerings: Economic Development, Transportation and Environment and Natural Resources and Fish … Continue reading

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Be An Excel Ninja with ArcGIS Data Enrichment

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Speed. Power. Effectiveness. Master the art of using Esri Maps for Office to attain all three by enriching your spreadsheets with data. Last week we shared how you can supercharge your PowerPoint presentations in under 2 minutes using Esri Maps … Continue reading

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Accessing Multidimensional Scientific Data using Python

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With the 10.2 release, a new Python library, netCDF4, began shipping as part of the ArcGIS platform.  netCDF4 allows you to easily inspect, read, aggregate and write netCDF files.  NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Incredible Antarctica and the Larsen B Ice Shelf

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Antarctica…one of the last wilderness frontiers.  With all the talk in the news these days about the Larsen B Ice Shelf in Antarctica breaking apart, I thought I’d see what information I could find out about it from an imagery … Continue reading

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Cascadia graces the cover of the 2015 Esri Map Book

By David McCloskey, Cascadia-Institute.org
(posted by Aileen Buckley, Esri Cartographer)

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Chosen to grace the cover of the 2015 Esri Map Book, this map, by the Cascadia Institute, with cartography by Benchmark Maps, shows for the first time the natural integrity of Cascadia as a whole bioregion.

Cascadia is named for the whitewaters that pour down the slopes of her mountains. Home of salmon and rivers, mountains and forests, Cascadia rises as a Great Green Land from the Northeast Pacific Rim.

Cascadia curves from coast to crest—from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains and Continental Divide. On the seafloor, Cascadia ranges from the Mendocino Fracture Zone to the Aleutian Trench in the corner of the Gulf of Alaska. Continue reading

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Pass the classification but hold the salt and pepper!

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ArcGIS has improved its suite of classification tools including advanced algorithms and the ability to segment an image. Segmentation looks at neighboring pixels and groups them together if they share the same spectral characteristics and it can also understand the … 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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Landsat 8 Enthusiasts! Which Band Combination do you Use?

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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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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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New Learn ArcGIS Project: I Can See for Miles and Miles

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In this project, you’ll perform a viewshed analysis to identify areas from which the wind turbines for a prokposed wind farm would be visible Continue reading

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