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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Go Down Under with the Ocean Basemap!

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The Ocean Basemap team has been hard at work in expanding the data content in the World Ocean Basemap!  The latest release, which went live October 15, 2014, features data from Geoscience Australia. Geoscience Australia, along with several other responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Esri Mobile App Updates

Collector for ArcGIS and Explorer for ArcGIS updated this week.

The updates were minor bug fix releases but there are a couple of new features worth noting:

  1. Both Collector and Explorer now support Thai as a new language. 
  2. Explorer added support for viewing public maps shared to ArcGIS.com without having to sign in as a named user of an ArcGIS Online organization.
For iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users, we are finalizing another quick update to both Collector and Explorer to add support for their new 4.7″ and 5.5″ retina displays.
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Avoid SSL POODLE Bite

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MAJOR UPDATE 10/24/14 – On October 14, 2014, a security vulnerability involving SSL v3 was revealed called POODLE (CVE-2014-3566).  SSL v3 is estimated to be utilized by less than 2% of Internet users at this time, many of those users … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt and the QML API: What’s ahead?

Now that the Beta 1 of ArcGIS Runtime SDK 10.3 for Qt has been released and the champagne has run out, the Qt SDK development team immediately started scoping the next Beta and beyond.

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User Community Map Layers Improve the World Topographic Map and Add Content to the Living Atlas

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The ArcGIS Content Team has updated the World Topographic Map for the second time this month! Another big thanks to the user community who are helping improve the Community Basemaps by submitting new and updated content to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. This week’s refresh … 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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Free Data Health Checks at EGUG 2014

If you are an electric/gas user and missed signing up for a  GIS data health check at the UC 2014, you’ll be glad to hear that Esri is offering this at the Electric and Gas GIS Conference in Memphis, TN, Oct 26-29. A GIS data health check session is where an Esri electric/gas industry expert will review and analyze a geographic subset of your data (features and attributes) by running a number of data validation checks using the ArcGIS Data Reviewer extension for data quality management. Any findings will be shared with you along with reports showing percent accuracy. The health checks will be conducted in the Esri exhibit area during the times when the showcase is open. To schedule an appointment, e-mail datareviewer@esri.com with your name, organization, contact information, which dataset you are bringing (electric or gas), and a preferred date and time.

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Tech Preview of ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure now supports Portal for ArcGIS

We are pleased to announce that an update of the Tech Preview ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure, which we shared prior to User Conference 2014, is now available for download. You can read all about the prior announcement here.

We received excellent feedback from the user community who downloaded and tried out the software. The overwhelming request was for the ability to deploy Portal for ArcGIS in the same, simple to use manner as ArcGIS for Server. The team listened and has delivered!

With the updated tech preview package, you can now deploy both ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Server and Portal for ArcGIS 10.2.2 on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. The scripts and step-by-step documentation included with the updated tech preview package also allow you to configure ArcGIS for Server as a hosting server to the portal and achieve federation between ArcGIS Server and portal sites.

As always, we look forward to your feedback and learning about your experiences with the software. You can provide feedback in the blog comments section or join the ArcGIS Server on Microsoft Azure group on GeoNet.

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ArcGIS 10.2.1 & 10.2.2 for Desktop Hydrology Tools Ready-to-use-Services Patch

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Esri announces the ArcGIS 10.2.1 & 10.2.2 for Desktop Hydrology Tools Ready-to-use-Services Patch. The Ready-to-use Services in ArcGIS Online did not previously offer the Watershed and Trace Downstream Hydrology Geoprocessing tools. This patch adds the Hydrology tools to Ready-to-use Services, … Continue reading

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