Category: Imagery

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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Coral Ecosystem AMA

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If you’re going to read Reddit at work, check out this AMA from NOAA scientists talking about coral reef mapping, fish hot spots, and a lot of other cool stuff. http://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/30x2zq/science_ama_series_we_are_ocean_scientists_on_an/

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JS code samples for imagery

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Hey check out these code samples from the imagery team that were presented at the 2015 Developers Summit! You can do stuff like: Model avalanche risk Model flood zones Display flow data using vectors based on magnitude and direction, or … Continue reading

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Improve your scientific analysis with one simple trick!

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When we talk about scientific data, the term is kind of a catch-all that really refers to three data formats commonly used in the scientific community: NetCDF, HDF, and GRIB. If a normal raster is a grid where each block … Continue reading

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Proceedings of the 2014 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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Proceedings and videos of the 2014 Esri Ocean GIS Forum are available at: proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/oceans14 and video.esri.com/series/217/2014-esri-ocean-gis-forum. In addition to the excellent papers, maps, apps, and lightning talks presented by over 100 users, the Forum featured: the exciting announcement of the … Continue reading

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