Tag: Raster

Mapping algal blooms

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In July, residents of the city of Toledo were advised to not drink tap water due to an algal bloom which caused potentially dangerous levels of bacteria. Normally, remote sensing of water involves the shortest wavelengths possible because water absorbs … Continue reading

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WorldView 3 launching today

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http://www.ulalaunch.com/webcast.aspx At 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Community Updates to World Imagery

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The latest World Imagery update on ArcGIS.com provides a widely-spread tour across the continent. Contributors in this release are from communities along the Great Lakes to coastal California, from one of the fastest growing prairie cities, to a community along … Continue reading

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Water, water…nowhere

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I was reading the LA Times yesterday, and there was an interesting story about how difficult it has been for the state of California to accurately measure the amount of water that is consumed. Earlier this year, the state mandate … Continue reading

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SPOT, Pléiades and DigitalGlobe added to World Imagery map

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We’ve recently updated our World Imagery map with the addition from three different satellite imagery products – SPOT, Pléiades and DigitalGlobe. View the map below for the coverage of the new imagery. SPOT Imagery was added across Canada, the Nordic countries, … Continue reading

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A New Level of Cool: The Arctic Ocean Basemap

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The Ocean Basemap Team is happy to announce that the Arctic Ocean Basemap has been released as a beta version and is publicly available! The Arctic Ocean Basemap uses the Alaska Polar Stereographic projection (WKID 5936) and is cached from 1:451,295, 122 … Continue reading

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Imagery UC 2014

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Are you interested in imagery? Are you attending the 2014 Esri User Conference? Esri has put together a list of all the imagery related events at the 2014 User Conference into the Imagery Event Planner. Hopefully this will help you obtain … Continue reading

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New Community Contributions Include Updates for World Imagery

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The ArcGIS Content Team has updated the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World with enhancements to the World Imagery Map. This ArcGIS Online release includes seven new contributors and two updates to existing community map participants. The new imagery is high-resolution, newer collection date, displaying at larger … 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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World Imagery Updated at Multiple Scales

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The World Imagery basemap was recently refreshed with more recent and more detailed imagery from small to medium-scales.  From ~1:591M to ~1:577k, TerraColor 15m imagery is now displayed globally.  Between ~1:288k and ~1:72k, the primary source is SPOTMaps 2.5m imagery … Continue reading

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