User Contributions to the Living Atlas have improved Esri’s Online Basemaps and Imagery


The World Topographic Map and World Imagery Map have both been updated with new content! Esri is curating an immense and rapidly growing collection of ready-to-use maps, imagery, and geo-referenced data for the world. This online collection of authoritative content, together with the new … Continue reading

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Architecture of open data


A year ago we launched ArcGIS Open Data – a new capability of ArcGIS – with the explicit goal making it easy and efficient for government to make authoritative data discoverable and accessible. Included for any organization to use without … Continue reading

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Collector for ArcGIS on Windows 10 is in Beta!

Collector for ArcGIS on Windows 10 for Desktop

Collector for ArcGIS on Windows 10 is available in Beta! We are excited to announce that Collector for ArcGIS on the Windows 10 platform is now available in Beta. Since January 2013 organizations have been using Collector on the iOS … Continue reading

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Landsat Imagery in ArcGIS Pro

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Here’s how you can access the Landsat archive which is hosted on Amazon through ArcGIS Pro. Open the Projects Pane Click on Portal and then on the cloud icon on the far right to see everything that’s on your portal. … Continue reading

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Explorer for ArcGIS Update – Summer 2015


Explorer for ArcGIS is a beautiful general purpose mapping app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.  Explorer can put your maps literally in the palm of your hand.  With Explorer you can easily search for items in a map, … Continue reading

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Qt and the Esri Human Health and Climate Change App Challenge


The App Challenge Esri recently wrapped up the The Esri Human Health and Climate Change App Challenge. This was an awesome opportunity for geo developers everywhere to come up with solutions that utilize Esri technology to help health and human … Continue reading

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Mapping the Third Dimension: A change in perspective


Learn how to do real analysis with 3D data in Chapter 6 of The ArcGIS Book 3D mapping and cartography are used in many disciplines to solve real-world problems. Emergency managers, urban planners, crime analysts, architects, facility managers, tourism boards, … Continue reading

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Manage Your Region Setting to Access More Useful Local Content


ArcGIS Online provides you access to many useful maps and apps that you can explore and use in your work.  Many of these maps and apps are featured in the Living Atlas of the World, which is accessible to you … Continue reading

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Quartz Beta 1 is Now Available!

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We are very pleased to announce that the next generation of ArcGIS Runtime is available to Android, iOS and Java beta testers today from our Developers website. This release, named Quartz, is undoubtedly our biggest release to date. It’s hard … Continue reading

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Creating thematic maps with hexagons in ArcGIS Online


The process of aggregating and summarizing point data into equal sized connected hexagons is called hexagonal binning. This has become increasingly popular because creating thematic maps with hexagons is an effective way to visualize patterns and clusters in your data … Continue reading

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