Category: Community Maps
Elevation is a common foundational layer for your work in 3D; it’s the layer you place your features on, above, or below. ArcGIS comes with a ready-to-use global 3D terrain layer. You can combine your unique GIS layers with this … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that the World Topographic Map has been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community, with the Topographic Map alone averaging over one Million daily viewers. We couldn’t have done it without you; Thank … Continue reading
Esri’s hosted content on ArcGIS Online now includes five new layers to use in your water resources maps and analyses.
- USA National Hydrography Dataset – High Resolution (USGS)
- USA Watershed Boundary Dataset (USGS)
- USA Polluted Waters (EPA)
- USA Polluted Waters – Heavy Metals (EPA)
- USA National Hydrography Dataset Plus Version 2.1 – Seamless Vector Denormalized (USGS)
To use these services, you can either add them to your ArcGIS Online (AGOL) map directly from their respective AGOL content item or make a direct connection to the landscape1.arcgis.com server in ArcMap (Add ArcGIS Server connection).
By Tamara Yoder, Data Content ArcGIS Online
Hiking in Las Vegas, Nevada, can be a dangerous undertaking overall; with hot, arid climate and rugged terrain, hikers need to be cautious. Over one million hikers visit Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area per year. ArcGIS will be used to educate the general public about the relative difficulties of the park’s trails in a web app on kiosk computers in the visitor’s center. Trails are symbolized on the map by difficulty and users can click on trails to see pop-ups with additional information. Users can also create an elevation profile for any trail they select. The elevation profile shows a two-dimensional, cross-sectional view of the landscape that the trail traverses. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that the World Topographic Map has been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community, with the Topographic Map alone averaging over one Million daily viewers. We … Continue reading
Esri World Elevation Layers are enhanced with more detailed void-free 1 arc second (~ 30 meters) SRTM data for Asia and Australia. The Australian DEM (DEM-S), which is a cleaned and smoothed version of SRTM 1 arc sec, is courtesy … Continue reading
Please join us for another free webinar filled with exciting news about the Community Maps Program including:
In this blog, you will see how to contribute your maps, apps, Story Maps, scenes and layers to the Living Atlas of the World. The focus is on how to use the new “contributor app” for the Living Atlas of … Continue reading
Hello Community Maps contributors! Has your contact information changed since you’ve registered with Community Maps? Then this blog post is for you!
ArcGIS Online has been refreshed with new and updated content to Esri’s Basemaps. The user community has improved the World Topographic Map. We appreciate our users and partners who are supporting the Living Atlas of the World by contributing useful information and applying this content to enhance their … Continue reading