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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Year-End Review


The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative maps on hundreds of topics. The Living Atlas combines reference and … Continue reading

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New Landscape for Contributors Group on ArcGIS Online

The Esri Landscape Content Team is pleased to announce that a new group, “Landscape for Contributors,” has been added to ArcGIS Online. The Esri Landscape for Contributors group in ArcGIS Online is a place for data contributors, such as yourself, to communicate, organize, and share your data. Continue reading

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New Landscape layers on ArcGIS Online!

The Esri Landscape Content Team is pleased to announce it has added more data layers to the Living Atlas.  Continue reading

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Introducing GeoPlanner for ArcGIS

Esri is proud to introduce the GeoPlanner for ArcGIS, a new premium web app focused on meeting the needs of planning and design professionals across a wide range of industries. It brings the power of ArcGIS Online and a geodesign workflow to land-based planning and design activities. The app represents a vision of geodesign-influenced planning, accessible to ArcGIS organizational accounts from a multitude of devices. Continue reading

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Using Transparency to Make your Landscape Maps Clairvoyant


The transparency tool available for layers in the ArcGIS.com Viewer is typically used to adjust multiple layer transparencies so that they all remain visible, but obscure one another just a bit. The recent blog on the Whereabouts of Wolverines provides … Continue reading

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Landscape Layers and the Whereabouts of Wolverines


Ever wondered where you might find a wolverine in the wild or some other university’s mascot for that matter? Here’s a simple example using the landscape layers to discover the likely range (area) in which you might find a species … Continue reading

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Welcome to Esri Landscape Layers


Landscape Layers are a recent addition to the wealth of information about our natural and manmade environments now available online. These layers are part of the ever expanding and ready to use Living Atlas that is part of ArcGIS.com. These … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Esri Landscape Layers


The image services for landscape layers being published by Esri to ArcGIS Online are a valuable new source of application ready data content.  More than 60 of these services are accessible right now through an ArcGIS Online organization account. The … Continue reading

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Hydromodification Planning and Management Methods

Hydromodification Planning

By Papantzin Cid, GIS Analyst Hydromodification is the change in channel formation associated with changes in sediment; changes in sediment are usually caused by land use alterations. In an effort to mitigate the effects of hydromodification, the California State Water … Continue reading

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U.S. Soils Data Added to World Water Online

By Lori Armstrong

The World Water Online (WWO) group in the ArcGIS Resource Center has 12 new web map applications based on the SSURGO soil survey database. These apps show soil characteristics that are useful for hydrologic modeling, such as drainage class, available water storage, water table depth, and ponding frequency. The hydrologic group code, which classifies soils based on infiltration rate, can be used to calculate curve number and model how much rain falling in an area will become runoff.

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