Category: Imagery

The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox is now available

Build Elevation Mosaics Toolbox

The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox (version 10.2.2.1) is now available for download for ArcGIS 10.2.2.  It contains tools to help you manage your elevation data as mosaic datasets. Why build elevation mosaic datasets? Building mosaic dataset makes it simple to … Continue reading

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SPOTMaps Satellite Imagery updates on ArcGIS.com

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In our last two World Imagery updates, we’ve updated more than 37 million square kilometers of imagery with 2.5m SPOTMaps imagery from CNES/Airbus Defence and Space. The new SPOTMaps imagery replaces and enhances areas that previously displayed less than ideal … Continue reading

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Managing Lidar Data Webinar — Thursday November 6!!!

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Smart Strategies for Managing Lidar Data | Register here. November 6, 2014 | 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. (PST) So, what’s this all about anyway? Airborne lidar is a remote-sensing technology that produces accurate 3D data of the bare earth … Continue reading

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Community Contributions Added to World Imagery

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Over the past two months, we have expanded the World Imagery basemap to include more and more community contributions. High-resolution imagery was published from both new contributors as well as updates from communities that are active participants in the program. … Continue reading

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Esri LAS Optimizer Updated With Several Key Enhancements

An update to Esri’s LAS Optimizer is now available. LAS Optimizer 1.2 enhancements include:

- Support for LAS 1.4, all point record formats.
- Output zLAS files are backward compatible when LAS 1.3 or earlier payload is used.
- Retain original time stamp upon decompression if LAS file not altered in any way.
- Command line switch to verify integrity of zLAS files.
- Option to stop process when encountering error with a file.
- Drag and drop files/folders into application dialog from Windows Explorer.
- Does not overwrite log file.

The new version can be found here: http://bit.ly/19bCrMq

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Year-End Review

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The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative maps on hundreds of topics. The Living Atlas combines reference and … Continue reading

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Imagery and Elevation will be the focus of the next Community Maps webinar

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Please join the Community Maps team on November 6th, 11:00 a.m. – noon Pacific time, for another free webinar filled with exciting news about the Esri Community Maps!  Here’s a quick look at this month’s agenda:  Steve Sharp of the … Continue reading

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Enhanced Shuttle Land Elevation Data (SRTM 30 meters) now in Esri World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Lead Community Elevation On September 23, 2014, the White House announced that the highest possible resolution elevation data generated from NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000 will be released globally over the next year. The announcement … Continue reading

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NAIP Image Layers updated with 2013 Imagery

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Earlier this year, Esri published a new set of image layers featuring recent 1m resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States made available by the USDA Farm Service Agency. The National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) acquires aerial imagery during … Continue reading

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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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