Tag: Cartographic Design

Use your data in GeoPlanner

San Diego BRT Thumbnail

Want to bring your own datasets into GeoPlanner for ArcGIS? With GeoPlanner, leveraging your own data is easy. You share your feature data to ArcGIS Online and then access this data in GeoPlanner for visualization, sketching, analysis, and evaluation. Below … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GeoPlanner for ArcGIS at UC 2015

UC2015icon-150x150

Planning to attend the 2015 Esri User Conference and want to learn more about GeoPlanner and how it can help you solve complex Geodesign problems? Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of sessions that will feature GeoPlanner and its underlying design and … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taming Typography with ArcGIS Pro

forest_callout

by Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer Typography is one of the most important elements in map design. Successfully lettering your map includes the selection of typographic elements, deciding what to include, what to omit, how to portray your type … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, Cartographic Design, Mapping, Story Maps, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cascadia graces the cover of the 2015 Esri Map Book

Cascadia

Chosen to grace the cover of the 2015 Esri Map Book, this map, by the Cascadia Institute with cartography by Benchmark Maps, shows for the first time the natural integrity of Cascadia as a whole bioregion. Continue reading

Posted in Cartographic Design, Mapping, Oceans & Maritime | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Take your terrain mapping to new heights

clusterelevation_detail

by Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer Standard techniques for representing terrain, like a hillshade, are adequate for many applications, but you may want to represent terrain under different lighting conditions, or perhaps use more artistic techniques. In these cases … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis & Geoprocessing, ArcGIS Pro, Cartographic Design, Mapping, Web | Tagged , , , , , | 33 Comments

Dark Gray Canvas expands coverage

DarkGrayCanvas_thumb

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

Posted in ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Dark Gray Canvas basemap now available for your use

MumbaiDG_thumb

Just as the dark sky at night allows the stars and nebula to shine, a new basemap from Esri allows you to create exciting new maps of your data. The Dark Gray Canvas basemap is now available on our production servers … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

A Dark Canvas for Bright People: Update

UO_HousingDensity

Recently we blogged about a beta service for a Dark Gray Canvas basemap, available for you to try out and comment on, prior to a full release as an Esri Basemap. That blog can be found here. The original release … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Visualizing Player Movement in Sport using 3D Web GIS

Diorama Of Player Movement

In this blog I present a Diorama of Player Movement using ArcScene and Esri’s CityEngine Web Viewer. This unique 3D GIS visualization helps better understand the interaction of the spatial and temporal components of optical player tracking data and offers an … Continue reading

Posted in 3D GIS, ArcGIS Online, Cartographic Design, Mapping, Uncategorized, Web | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Dark Canvas for Bright People

DGCM_Plain

Esri has released a new Dark Gray Canvas basemap (as a beta) for its customers, partners and developers to use. Developed from the Light Gray Canvas basemap, the Dark Gray Canvas version opens up an opportunity to use a different type … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off