Category: Oceans & Maritime

Generate contours dynamically with a new raster function!

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Users of elevation data or other continuous data such as temperature or air pressure, take note! A new custom raster function has been made available for you to add into ArcGIS (version 10.2.1 or later) Desktop and/or Server. This can … Continue reading

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Official Release!

Watershed Delineation with Multi-Directional Hillshade

Your efforts have made possible the official release of the Elevation Analysis Geoprocessing Services – Watershed, Trace Downstream, Profile, Viewshed, and Summarize Elevation. Delineate a watershed, trace downstream, see the elevation profile and calculate the viewshed on every continent. These … Continue reading

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Speaking the “Language” of Spatial Analysis via Story Maps

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Spatial analysis has always been a hallmark of GIS, the “numerical recipes” which set GIS apart from other forms of computerized visualization and information management. With GIS we pose questions and derive results using a wide array of analytical tools … Continue reading

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Course Change for the Arc Marine Data Model

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As mentioned in a prior blog post and presentation, there have been discussions about the development of a new, improved version of the 2007 Arc Marine Data Model (also known as the “Marine Data Model”). This was an action item … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for the September Community Maps webinar

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Please join the Esri Community Maps team on September 25th at 11:00 a.m. – noon, for another free webinar filled with exciting news about the Community Maps Program! Deane Kensok, manager of ArcGIS Content, will present an overview of the … Continue reading

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Esri Supports S-63 ENC Cells

Did you know that Esri supports S-63 ENC cells? S-63 is an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) standard that details how electronic navigational charts, or ENCs, are encrypted, secured, and compressed. The IHO granted Esri Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) status in 2014 to support the decryption of S-63 ENC cells with Esri technology.  This status allows users to display the rich, authoritative data stored within the ENC cells throughout the ArcGIS platform. Continue reading

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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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