Tag: basemaps

World Imagery basemap updated with NAIP imagery for the United States

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The World Imagery basemap now includes more recent 1-meter resolution imagery for much of the United States. The addition of USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) imagery from the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) now provides NAIP 2013 imagery for 23 states … Continue reading

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I’ve got the Whole World on my Phone

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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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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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March Updates to the ArcGIS Online Basemaps

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New contributions to the imagery basemap were published last week on ArcGIS Online, covering 3 communities from across the country. Haldimand County, located in southern Ontario on the shores of Lake Erie, contributed their 2010, 20cm resolution imagery. Across the … Continue reading

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Hundreds of urban areas updated in World Imagery basemap

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With our most recent release, the World Imagery basemap now contains updated coverage of more than 230 urban areas around the globe. This is our third, and by far the largest, batch of Pléiades imagery released. We released Pléiades imagery … Continue reading

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Access a World of Content in ArcGIS Online

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Data is a critical element in any decision making. Whether it is improving the operation of utility networks, developing public safety response plans, or performing site selection analysis, access to accurate and up-to-date data is key to better insights. ArcGIS … Continue reading

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User Community content is helping build the Living Atlas of the World

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Hundreds of organizations in Esri’s user community are helping build the Living Atlas of the World by contributing their authoritative content. The Living Atlas of the World is composed of a variety of collections, all of which are supported by the ArcGIS … Continue reading

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8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Community Maps

By Don Cooke

ArcGIS now comes with so much free content that it has evolved into a Living Atlas of the World. Esri gets Content for the Living Atlas from three sources:

  • Partners including Navteq, which is now known as “Here,” and Digital Globe
  • Open sources such as OpenStreetMap
  • The community of ArcGIS users, many of whom serve as data stewards for important foundational themes Continue reading
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Dark Gray Canvas expands coverage

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Our most recent map update greatly expands the large scale coverage of the Dark Gray Canvas Base and Reference layers. Europe, including Russia, was added at scales ~1:288k down to ~1:9k (levels 11 to 16). This is the first ArcGIS.com basemap … Continue reading

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Global urban areas updated with Pléiades imagery

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As part of our continuing effort to update the World Imagery basemap, the next batch of Pléiades imagery was released for an additional 34 urban areas around the globe.  This is the second batch of Pléiades imagery released this year; … Continue reading

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