Tag: ArcGIS Content

Landsat 8 Enthusiasts! Which Band Combination do you Use?

Natural Color with DRA (Dynamic Range Adjustment applied to maximize the contrast) Landsat 8 Bands 4,3,2.  This band combination provides an image that looks the way we think the earth and water should look from above.

What does Landsat 8 have to do with Earth Day?  Well for one thing, the latest Landsat 8 satellite imagery is some of the coolest imagery you can access, with remarkable images and information about the Earth being updated daily. … Continue reading

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User Community Content Continues to Improve the Living Atlas of the World and its Suite of Basemaps

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ArcGIS Online has been refreshed with new and updated content to Esri’s Basemaps. The user community has improved the World Topographic Map by adding new content for the entire country of Thailand and new and updated content for cities, counties and universities in the … Continue reading

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I’ve got the Whole World on my Phone

Nyali & Mombosa Beach in Kenya

On Tuesdays, we typically go out for pizza with my husband’s family and after dinner, sit and talk for a few hours.  This past Tuesday, the discussion turned to their childhood home and the surrounding places they used to visit … Continue reading

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MDA’s BaseVue 2013 Global Land Cover available on ArcGIS Online

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Esri’s Landscape Content Team is pleased to announce MDA’s BaseVue 2013 land cover data is available in the Living Atlas and as premium content in ArcGIS Online. BaseVue 2013 is a 13-class land use/land cover dataset that covers the globe, … Continue reading

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Legacy 2013 Tapestry Data and Report to be retired

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In 2014, Esri launched the next generation of Tapestry Segmentation.  It made a big splash, garnering the attention of major publications such as Time, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, the New York Observer, Esquire, and many more. The 2014 … Continue reading

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Esri Community Maps builds the Living Atlas of the World

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By Mark Stewart For over four years, Esri Community Maps contributors have been building the Living Atlas of the World through their authoritative data contributions.  What began as a way to build the best, freely available online basemaps is now … Continue reading

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Community Focus: How Hosting Imagery on ArcGIS Online is Helping Fargo, ND

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Organizations around the world are discovering the benefits of sharing their imagery with ArcGIS Online and the Living Atlas of the World. Communities both large and small are applying their hosted imagery to solve problems and tackle projects.

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Discover New Uses for The Living Atlas of the World in Upcoming Webinar

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Looking for ways to gain deeper demographic insights to your customers, constituents, or community? Catherine Spisszak, Product Manager for Esri Demographics, will discuss the types of demographic content available in the Living Atlas of the World and give a demonstration … Continue reading

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Map Gives New Insights into Global Population

World Population Estimate map for Jakarta, Indonesia.

Esri’s World Population Estimate, a new probability surface that estimates the location and count of people throughout the world, is now available in ArcGIS Online. Esri has been producing a global population estimate in ArcGIS Online for several years. This … Continue reading

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Free Community Maps Training at 2015 Southeast User Conference

If you’re planning to attend the Esri Southeast User Conference in Nashville this year (May 4-6th) we may have a good reason to stick around immediately after the main conference.  We recently added a free post-conference hands-on workshop for those interested in learning the Data Prep Tools for contributing data to the Community Maps Program for basemaps. Continue reading

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