Category: Imagery

Pass the classification but hold the salt and pepper!

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ArcGIS has improved its suite of classification tools including advanced algorithms and the ability to segment an image. Segmentation looks at neighboring pixels and groups them together if they share the same spectral characteristics and it can also understand the … Continue reading

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Visualizing Barcelona Spain using Imagery

Newer part of town with courtyards, parks and octagon shaped buildings.

Sometimes it’s fun to take a virtual vacation using imagery to explore new places from the comfort of your home, a Viewcation.  With the availability of high resolution imagery, fast computers and better performing internet networks this is possible for … Continue reading

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Want Landsat? Access all the Band Combinations Online

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One of the advantages to working at Esri is the access to so many people resources to help answer questions.  The other day, I was writing a blog about the new Landsat 8 imagery available through ArcGIS Online.  I wanted … Continue reading

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Maps and Imagery of the Nepal Earthquake

Compare pre- and post-event imagery to explore damage caused by the Nepal Earthquake.  *After earthquake imagery provided by Airbus Defense and Space.

The Esri Disaster Response team has assembled a collection of maps and imagery of the Nepal Earthquake (Himalayan earthquake) and the response effort.  These are available for you to use at no cost.  The collection includes a swipe map that compares imagery … Continue reading

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Landsat 8 Enthusiasts! Which Band Combination do you Use?

Natural Color with DRA (Dynamic Range Adjustment applied to maximize the contrast) Landsat 8 Bands 4,3,2.  This band combination provides an image that looks the way we think the earth and water should look from above.

What does Landsat 8 have to do with Earth Day?  Well for one thing, the latest Landsat 8 satellite imagery is some of the coolest imagery you can access, with remarkable images and information about the Earth being updated daily. … Continue reading

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I’ve got the Whole World on my Phone

Nyali & Mombosa Beach in Kenya

On Tuesdays, we typically go out for pizza with my husband’s family and after dinner, sit and talk for a few hours.  This past Tuesday, the discussion turned to their childhood home and the surrounding places they used to visit … Continue reading

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MDA’s BaseVue 2013 Global Land Cover available on ArcGIS Online

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Esri’s Landscape Content Team is pleased to announce MDA’s BaseVue 2013 land cover data is available in the Living Atlas and as premium content in ArcGIS Online. BaseVue 2013 is a 13-class land use/land cover dataset that covers the globe, … Continue reading

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Esri Community Maps builds the Living Atlas of the World

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By Mark Stewart For over four years, Esri Community Maps contributors have been building the Living Atlas of the World through their authoritative data contributions.  What began as a way to build the best, freely available online basemaps is now … Continue reading

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Community Focus: How Hosting Imagery on ArcGIS Online is Helping Fargo, ND

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Organizations around the world are discovering the benefits of sharing their imagery with ArcGIS Online and the Living Atlas of the World. Communities both large and small are applying their hosted imagery to solve problems and tackle projects.

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Esri and the Science Community: The Year Ahead

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From the Esri Insider blog post Science at Esri continues to be an exciting initiative where we are concerned with supporting both basic and applied science, while also recognizing that there are many major themes of compelling interest to society … Continue reading

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