Category Archives: Story Maps
by Nathan Shephard and Kenneth Field
November 22nd 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while in Dallas, Texas. It’s been 50 years since the cataclysmic event in Dealey Plaza and the fascination, conspiracies and consistent speculation on what happened and why have been ever-present in the intervening years.
Here, we present JFinteraKtive, an interactive 3D Web Scene of the shocking moments that changed the world we live in.
The Map Tour is one of the more popular Esri story map templates. It’s been used for stories like The Weird and Wonderful Inland Empire, the Longmont Colorado Flood, Exploring Estuaries in Cornwall, England, and others. A map tour consists … Continue reading
Map Tour is one of the most popular story maps. It has been used to author interesting tours such as The Weird & Wonderful IE, San Diego Transportation, Palm Springs Map Tour, and many others. Map tours can use photos … Continue reading
Have you ever tried to create two maps with the same extent? You line everything up on your monitor in the same place, use the same scale, and click Save. But when you open the two maps in another computer … Continue reading
The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) will hold their annual conference in Greenville, South Carolina on October 9-11. This year, in addition to the terrific agenda of presentations and activities, the conference will also include a hands-on workshop on Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online. The workshop will cover the vast collection of GIS resources available through ArcGIS Online as well as best practices for finding and using different types of ArcGIS Online services to build quality Web maps and apps which can be shared publicly or within a private group and accessed on just about any web-enabled device.
The workshop is on October 12th, and is just $20 for conference attendees and $60 for students who choose to just attend the workshop. To find out more about the NACIS conference and the Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online workshop, visit nacis.org.
The rising cost of health care is a serious problem. Individuals are increasingly confronted with the impossible choice between food and rent or needed care. Expensive health care also inflates the cost of doing business making it more and more … Continue reading
The map tour story map is a popular hosted template, and with recent updates it’s easier than ever before to add photos from a variety of locations. One of the locations you can access hosted photos from is Flickr, a very … Continue reading