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Enhanced Shuttle Land Elevation Data (SRTM 30 meters) now in Esri World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Lead Community Elevation On September 23, 2014, the White House announced that the highest possible resolution elevation data generated from NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000 will be released globally over the next year. The announcement … Continue reading

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Course Change for the Arc Marine Data Model

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As mentioned in a prior blog post and presentation, there have been discussions about the development of a new, improved version of the 2007 Arc Marine Data Model (also known as the “Marine Data Model”). This was an action item … Continue reading

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Introducing Esri’s World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Elevation data supports numerous GIS applications ranging from deriving slope and aspect, stream delineation, cut and fill analysis, viewshed analysis, orthorectification of aerial photography or satellite imagery, rendering 3D visualizations, creating relief maps, and … Continue reading

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New Data in the World Ocean Basemap!

The Ocean Basemap Team is thrilled to announce a new contributor to the Ocean Basemap Program:  OceanWise!  As part of the Community Maps program, the Ocean Basemap grows and expands based on contributions from the community.  Thanks to OceanWise, the World Ocean Basemap now includes 6 arc-second, or approximately 180 m resolution data for all of the British Isles.

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Esri and the Science Community: Updated

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See important updates to the blog post Esri and the Science Community, including new information on the many projects and initiatives in place to support science and scientists. In the post, science community refers to researchers and practitioners within universities, … Continue reading

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Saving the Blue Stuff: Esri’s Ocean GIS Forum

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Portions of this blog post from ArcUser, Winter 2014. The 2013 Esri Ocean GIS Forum was the first of what is expected to be an annual event, and showcased the multitude of ways the ocean community uses GIS to better … Continue reading

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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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