Category: Oceans & Maritime

Splashing new audiences: Story Maps for flood-modeling applications

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By Denny Rivas. Center for Research in Water Resources. The University of Texas at Austin. Consider you are asked to undertake research on hydrology, in which you have to propose new methodologies using scarce available data, and look for novel … Continue reading

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Upcoming Community Maps Webinar will feature latest news from the team

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After taking a short break to focus on the 2014 Esri International User Conference, the regular Community Maps webinar will be back on August 21st at 11:00 am Pacific time. This month’s webinar will include two main topics: Shane Matthews … Continue reading

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Mapping algal blooms

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In July, residents of the city of Toledo were advised to not drink tap water due to an algal bloom which caused potentially dangerous levels of bacteria. Normally, remote sensing of water involves the shortest wavelengths possible because water absorbs … Continue reading

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New Multidimensions in ArcMap

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As was shown at this year’s Esri User Conference, ArcMap now incorporates multidimensional data into GIS workflows to further the advancement of science (see Philip Mielke’s excellent plenary presentation). This is a very important concept that we at Esri would … Continue reading

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Water, water…nowhere

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I was reading the LA Times yesterday, and there was an interesting story about how difficult it has been for the state of California to accurately measure the amount of water that is consumed. Earlier this year, the state mandate … Continue reading

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So What’s GeoNet?

In all the excitement of the 2014 Esri UC, you may not have heard about GeoNet. Maybe you heard the name from Jack’s announcement during the plenary, maybe you got an email or saw it from your social media connections, maybe you’ve logged in but were not sure where to go. In any case, I wanted to help you understand more about GeoNet, how it applies to you and how you can get started.

Purpose of GeoNet
GeoNet is here to extend the user conference experience to 365 days a year. Take all of the networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and product support from the conference and combine them into a single community that spans the globe. From that, you have GeoNet. Continue reading

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Introducing Esri’s World Elevation Services, Including TopoBathy

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From Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Elevation data supports numerous GIS applications ranging from deriving slope and aspect, stream delineation, cut and fill analysis, viewshed analysis, orthorectification of aerial photography or satellite imagery, rendering 3D visualizations, creating relief maps, and … Continue reading

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New Live Feeds in ArcGIS Online Include Oceans and Hydro Content

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From the ArcGIS Content Team ArcGIS Online includes a living atlas of the world with beautiful and authoritative maps on many topics, including a rich collection of earth observation maps and layers that describe our planet’s current conditions, from earthquakes … Continue reading

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Introducing Esri’s World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Elevation data supports numerous GIS applications ranging from deriving slope and aspect, stream delineation, cut and fill analysis, viewshed analysis, orthorectification of aerial photography or satellite imagery, rendering 3D visualizations, creating relief maps, and … Continue reading

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A New Level of Cool: The Arctic Ocean Basemap

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The Ocean Basemap Team is happy to announce that the Arctic Ocean Basemap has been released as a beta version and is publicly available! The Arctic Ocean Basemap uses the Alaska Polar Stereographic projection (WKID 5936) and is cached from 1:451,295, 122 … Continue reading

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