Category: Hydro

Proceedings of the Inaugural Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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The first annual, all-comers Esri Ocean GIS Forum, was held November 5-7, 2013, at our headquarters in Redlands, CA. The event was a great success with ~150 attendees, excellent participation from the five sponsors (Oceaneering, ExactEarth, Quality Positioning Services, Amazon … Continue reading

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Location is fundamental to the water smart grid

Esri recently participated in the 1st Smart Water Grid Conference in Incheon, Korea.  The focus of the conference was the current state of smart grid water technology, the future of the water smart grid and fostering collaboration between key smart grid companies and technologists.  Repeatedly discussion about the water smart grid hinged on the importance of geography and the necessity of a location platform to bring together the various pieces that comprise the smart grid. Continue reading

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QA/QC for Arc Hydro Terrain Preprocessing Vector Data: The Arc Hydro health check using Data Reviewer

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The Arc Hydro team has developed a data health check process that uses the ArcGIS Data Reviewer extension to assess and diagnose the quality of water resources data. The ArcGIS Data Reviewer extension is a set of functions and processes … Continue reading

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New ArcGIS for Water Utilities App Configurations

We are pleased to announce three new ArcGIS for Water Utilities app configurations are now available for download.  ArcGIS for Water Utilities is a series of free and easy to deploy configurations that enable the out of the box ArcGIS platform to support common water, wastewater and stormwater workflows.  These new apps bring the total number of ArcGIS for Water Utilities configurations released by Esri so far to 31, with more app configurations currently in development.  The following is a brief overview of the newly released app configurations. Continue reading

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Water Resources Annual Meeting videos now available on Esri Video!

The Water Resources Annual Meeting videos now available on Esri Video.

If you missed the Water Resources Annual meeting on Sunday, July 7, 2013 (GIS Hydro 2013 Sunday Preconference Seminar), you’re in luck! We recorded the entire day, and each session is available to watch on Esri Video. You can also access … Continue reading

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Hydrology is online at the University of Texas – Austin

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Students at the University of Texas at Austin have found a reengineered GIS in Water Resources class this fall. The GIS class, which was first offered by Dr. David Maidment in 1996, has changed the way that the information is … Continue reading

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For the latest on Arc Hydro, see the forum!

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The password for the Arc Hydro ftp site changed on 10/1/2013, and will be reset every 6 months. The current password is ADSRiver.2013b. Future passwords will be posted on the Arc Hydro Forum, and also on the Hydro Blog.  The … Continue reading

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Hydrographic Special Interest Group sets sail at the Esri UC

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More than 50 users from organizations ranging from the International Hydrographic Bureau (secretariat of the International Hydrographic Organization), NOAA Office of Coast Survey, Danish Geodata Agency (GST), and the Yangtze River Waterways Authority and several other users from the maritime … Continue reading

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Stormwater Utility Mapping of Impervious Area

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by Amit Sinha, Esri, Inc. Stormwater is the water that runs off property when it rains. When stormwater flows across driveways, parking lots and other surfaces, it picks up dirt and pollutants along the way. When this polluted water reaches … Continue reading

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Update: Announcing the Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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This original July 31st post updated October 2, 2013. In November 2012, Esri held a historic, one-time-only Oceans Summit: a high-level, strategic workshop with an eye toward helping Esri to move forward in its approaches to ocean-centric software, associated data … Continue reading

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