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

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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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Pro 1.1: Why Do I Need to Click “Download?”

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On Friday, July 17th, many ArcGIS Pro users saw a small window pop up on their computer screen. It announced to them, and to the world that a new version of Pro is available to download. I often find myself … Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: Manage a Mobile Workforce

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By Kyle Bauer, Learn ArcGIS Team, and Paul Barker, Product Engineer  In the new Manage a Mobile Workforce lesson on the Learn ArcGIS website, you’ll learn how to streamline the process of transferring data to your GIS. This lesson lets you take on the … Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: Get Started with ArcMap

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By Kyle Bauer, Learn ArcGIS Team One of the most deforested regions in the Amazon rainforest is Rondonia, Brazil. The construction of roads has increased deforestation since the 1960s. In 2011, a Brazilian judge prohibited the construction of a road … Continue reading

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What’s new in Open Data July 2015

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  This month the Open Data team brings you another release with improved data visualization, support for standards-based metadata, public commenting on datasets and much more! We made some major harvesting improvements under the hood to improve data quality and … Continue reading

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Projecting Open Data Shapefile downloads

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In the next release of ArcGIS Open Data targeted for night of July 16th, Administrators will be given an option to enable local projections used for Shapefiles. Sites with this capability turned on, will provide their Shapefile downloads in the … Continue reading

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Be An Excel Ninja, Part 2

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More speed? More power? You got it. Here’s one easy how-to with Esri Maps for Office that will dramatically increase your ninja factor. In our previous post, we showed you how Esri Maps for Office can quickly access a treasure … Continue reading

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Be An Excel Ninja with ArcGIS Data Enrichment

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Speed. Power. Effectiveness. Master the art of using Esri Maps for Office to attain all three by enriching your spreadsheets with data. Last week we shared how you can supercharge your PowerPoint presentations in under 2 minutes using Esri Maps … Continue reading

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Data Viz App Challenge Winners and Finalists Announced!

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We called on geo developers to build interactive, meaningful mapping applications that showcased the data visualization power of ArcGIS. Participants in the Esri Data Viz App Challenge used smart mapping and other ArcGIS for Developers tools to create apps that wowed the judges. Here … Continue reading

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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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