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Proceedings of the Inaugural Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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The first annual, all-comers Esri Ocean GIS Forum, was held November 5-7, 2013, at our headquarters in Redlands, CA. The event was a great success with ~150 attendees, excellent participation from the five sponsors (Oceaneering, ExactEarth, Quality Positioning Services, Amazon … Continue reading

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Update: Announcing the Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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This original July 31st post updated October 2, 2013. In November 2012, Esri held a historic, one-time-only Oceans Summit: a high-level, strategic workshop with an eye toward helping Esri to move forward in its approaches to ocean-centric software, associated data … Continue reading

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Input Needed to New Arc Marine Data Model Survey

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Posted on behalf of Shaun Walbridge, Esri Help us set the direction for the Arc Marine data model by sharing information about how you use and manage your marine data. In April, we started a discussion with a webinar to … Continue reading

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Exciting changes planned for the Ocean Basemap

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Over the last couple of years the Ocean Basemap team has concentrated on creating a consistent and easy to use basemap that contains significant bathymetric detail. We have had many compliments on the map (thank you all) and we believe that it … Continue reading

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Esri and the Science Community

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Shawn Otto, CEO and cofounder of ScienceDebate.org recently pointed out: “We are poised over the next 40 years to create as much new knowledge as we have in the past 400 years. At the same time, our major unresolved policy … Continue reading

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How is GIS Meeting the Needs of Ocean (and other) Sciences? Plus, Minus, Interesting…

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Among the most important activities at the Esri Oceans Summit (November 7–8, 2012; see prior blog post 1 and prior prior blog post 2) were the breakout groups, where participants were called upon to identify major barriers to the use … Continue reading

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Spatial Sampling in the Ocean: A Modest Proposal

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At the Esri Oceans Summit there were several “hallway conversations” about a lack of spatial sampling tools in ArcGIS and how this had led people to use Hawth’s Tools (now Geospatial Modelling Environment) and other approaches in order to perform … Continue reading

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Stay Connected with the Oceans & Maritime Communities with an RSS Feed

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As you know, Esri is seeking to serve user communities across many application domains by way of the ArcGIS Resource Center. The Oceans community therein is THE place to connect in order to keep up with the latest and greatest … Continue reading

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Setting a New Course for the Arc Marine Data Model

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On April 2, 2013, an informal working group of twenty-five (including four Esri staffers) participated in a 1.5-hour webinar to discuss the development of a new, improved version of the Arc Marine Data Model (also known as the “Marine Data … Continue reading

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New updates to the Ocean Basemap

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2013′s first update to the Ocean Basemap (Ocean_Basemap) map service includes a few new areas of higher resolution bathymetric data! Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is a non-profit committed to the conservation and restoration of our oceans.

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