This week our business partner QPS was featured in an Esri Story Map titled “The Unknown World on the Ocean Floor”. The story map was created by the Swedish Maritime Administration, which is both a customer of Esri and QPS. … Continue reading
A recording of the June 5th Live Training Seminar, Elevation Analysis with ArcGIS Online, is now live on the Esri Training Web site as a free Training Seminar. So, if you were unable to attend on June 5th, please view … Continue reading
The Ocean Basemap Team is thrilled to announce a new contributor to the Ocean Basemap Program: OceanWise! As part of the Community Maps program, the Ocean Basemap grows and expands based on contributions from the community. Thanks to OceanWise, the World Ocean Basemap now includes 6 arc-second, or approximately 180 m resolution data for all of the British Isles.
The Esri User Conference is an amazing experience for all users of Esri’s software, and it will be especially so for the rockstars of the GIS community – the geospatial developers, or GeoDevs. This July 14-18, there will be about 15,000 people in San Diego for the Esri UC, and we hope to see you there!
Update as of June 26, 2014: Light Gray Canvas Basemap was released last night with updated North America content. These layers now contain commercial data co-mingled with community contributions in select areas of the map. The current list of communities in Light Gray … Continue reading
The World Imagery basemap was recently refreshed with more recent and more detailed imagery from small to medium-scales. From ~1:591M to ~1:577k, TerraColor 15m imagery is now displayed globally. Between ~1:288k and ~1:72k, the primary source is SPOTMaps 2.5m imagery … Continue reading
Without jumping right into the nitty gritty of how full motion video works—I’ll do that below for the geeks who read this blog—you can use an elevation dataset to increase positional accuracy when working with FMV. To access the Accuracy … Continue reading
More than 175,000 historical topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are now available on ArcGIS Online. For over 130 years, the USGS has prepared these detailed maps to accurately show the complex geography of the nation. Maps cover … Continue reading