Category Archives: Local Government
QA/QC for Arc Hydro Terrain Preprocessing Vector Data: The Arc Hydro health check using Data Reviewer
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
Just recently, I was asked why a check does not return the proper results. This is a question I get from time to time and thought it would be a good idea to share in a blog. Let’s take the … Continue reading
Esri is offering the free GIS data health checks at the upcoming Pacific User Group meeting in Redlands on November 21st. A GIS data health check is a 45-minute review and analysis of your data (features and attributes) by an … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of the 3D GIS landing page on esri.com. Here you can find in one location: why 3D is important for GIS professionals, an overview of the 3D strengths of the ArcGIS system videos … Continue reading
Community Maps contributors are finding creative ways to leverage their ArcGIS Online accounts. Many of these contributors have created well-designed web maps and applications to meet the goals and business needs of their organization.
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
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
Want to see your Community Maps contribution published faster? Use the Local Government Information Model.
One of the most common questions potential Community Maps contributors ask is “How long will it take to see my map layers in the World Topographic Map after I submit them”? While there are many factors that can influence the … Continue reading
Has the shutdown of the U.S. Government halted your access to the GIS data you rely on? Is that lack of access affecting your work? Good news, it does not have to. ArcGIS Online has been serving much of that … Continue reading
The September 2013 World Topographic Map release includes a significant update to the entire country of France. Data for the update comes from the best available authoritative sources, including IGN BD ADRESSE and IGN BD TOPO, along with commercial data from NAVTEQ and INTERMAP. … Continue reading