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ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2 in a Nutshell

ArcGIS 10.2.2 is now available for download from the Esri Customer Care site. For the most part 10.2.2 is about bug fixes. The complete list of issues addressed can be found here.  If you plan on upgrading your 10.2 or 10.2.1 ArcGIS Server site to 10.2.2, please read the Continue reading

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What’s new with the Finder app for ArcGIS Online (formerly known as Parcel Viewer)

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As part of the March release of ArcGIS Online, the ArcGIS for Local Government team updated the Parcel Viewer application. The most noticeable change is a new name, and we’re happy to (re-) introduce you to this app as Finder. … Continue reading

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Damage Assessment Template Updated to Leverage Collector

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We’re happy to announce that we’ve updated the Damage Assessment template for ArcGIS 10.2. In this release, we transitioned to using ArcGIS Online and the Collector application. Since Collector now supports offline capabilities, we believe it’s very important to leverage … Continue reading

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Floodplain delineation using only Arc Hydro models

Floodplain delineation using only Arc Hydro models

By Patrick Bergeron, postdoctoral fellow, INSPQ and Univerisité de Sherbrooke, Canada. Temporal floodplain delineation is an important aspect of many urban and environmental management plans. Water height data, measured under bridges or at gauge stations, are common and usually free. … Continue reading

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Introducing the Find, Edit, and Filter app for ArcGIS Online

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As part of the March release of ArcGIS Online, the ArcGIS for Local Government team released a new configurable web app template called  Find, Edit, and Filter. With the Find, Edit, and Filter application , map features can be filtered … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2013 key new features

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The CityEngine 2013 release has some very exciting new features. Here is a quick overview: Create and Share Rule Packages Create a so-called rule package from a CityEngine rule and associated assets such as textures and generic 3D models. Share … Continue reading

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LAS Optimizer Updated to Perform Faster Decompression

Esri’s LAS Optimizer has been updated to include support for parallel decompression. The initial version supported parallel processing when going from LAS to Optimized LAS, but the other direction, going back to LAS, was single threaded. It’s now parallel in both directions. This significantly decreases the time it takes to decompress the files and is worth the update.

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General Information: Esri Introduces Optimized LAS

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New section on Indexing added to Evaluating LAS Optimizer

A new section entitled ‘The benefit of indexing and rearrangement’ has been added to Evaluating LAS Optimizer. This provides more information about how you can benefit from using Esri’s new Optimized LAS format for your lidar data.

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Esri’s New Partnership with GEOSS

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This post also appears in Esri Insider. Last update: January 26, 2014. Over the past week we heard quite a bit about the polar vortex (not a new term, by the way) as North America struggles with some of the … Continue reading

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Evaluating the LAS Optimizer

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Since Optimized LAS is new on the market people are obviously interested in different ways it compares to other solutions. Optimized LAS has a number of benefits in terms of providing compression, spatial indexing and statistics required for better user … Continue reading

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