Category: Story Maps

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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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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Tutorial: Doing more with Story Map Shortlist symbols

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The Story Map Shortlist is one of the more popular Story Map application templates. It lets you organize points of interest into tabs that make it easy for users to explore an area. Examples include the San Diego Shortlist, Palm … Continue reading

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Add a Flickr Gallery to your Story Map Journal

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Flickr is a very popular photo and video sharing site with many millions of users. You can add a Flickr Gallery to your Map Tour by following the steps described below. 1. Create a new gallery and add the photos you … Continue reading

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Add a Flickr Gallery to your Story Map Tour

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Flickr is a very popular photo and video sharing site with many millions of users. In a previous post we covered how you can add a Flickr Album to your Story Map Tour. You can also add a Flickr Gallery … Continue reading

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How we created the CityEngine Web Scene for the March 2014 Oso Landslide

Oso Landslide Web Scene: Before and After

On the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2014, a major landslide occurred near the city of Oso, Washington, instantly devastating the Steelhead community in its path and drastically altering the landscape. Esri’s Disaster Response Team quickly published a set of … 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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Create a Presentation With Your Map

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Presentations are a great way to communicate and inform, whether your audience is internal staff, decision makers, or the public.  A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed by saving interactive … Continue reading

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Choosing the right Story Map

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When you set out to create a Story Map a key decision will be – what Story Map app should I use? Most often the choice is obvious, but sometimes not. There are a number of ways to figure out … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Living Atlas of the World

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ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with useful and authoritative maps on many topics. The Living Atlas of the World is a collection of thousands of maps, intelligent map layers, imagery, tools, and apps built by ArcGIS users … Continue reading

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