Monthly Archives: November 2017

Promote Your Electronic Store in NYC


Management wants proof that enough consumer demand exists in Manhattan to justify a new electronics store — and the map you make could determine whether the investment is worth the risk. In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, you will open … Continue reading

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Help Tour Guides Track Whales in Costa Rica


Tour guides and boat captains off Costa Rica need your help with tracking a declining population of humpback whales as they convert from using pen and paper to Survey123 Connect for ArcGIS. To reverse the drop, the local population — … Continue reading

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What is New in Survey123 for ArcGIS v 2.5 (November 2017)


We are pleased to announce a new update to Survey123 across all supported platforms. Version 2.5 is a minor update, although it includes a good collection of fixes and enhancements across the Survey123 website, Survey123 Connect and the field app. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! Updates to Esri Vector Basemaps


The Esri Vector Basemaps are scheduled to be updated next week. See What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (December 2017) for information related to this update.Specific improvements to the vector basemaps in this release and how to take advantage of the changes … Continue reading

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The National Land Cover Database in the Living Atlas


Need some land cover data or maps in your project? Simply connect to the 2014 revision of the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) through the Living Atlas of the World. Using the most recent NLCD datasets, Esri has built six … Continue reading

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Drone2Map 1.3 is now available for download


Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.3 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. Version 1.3 adds the ability to create compressed zlas point clouds, rolling shutter correction, GCP photo support, Integrated Windows Authentication, flight altitude adjustment tools, … Continue reading

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Machine Learning in ArcGIS


What do we mean by Machine Learning? Machine Learning (ML) refers to a set of data-driven algorithms and techniques that automate the prediction, classification, and clustering of data. Machine learning can play a critical role in spatial problem solving in … Continue reading

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Web Mapping 101


What is a Web Map, and How Do You Make One? By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Web maps are online maps created with ArcGIS that provide a way to work and interact with geographic content organized as layers. They … Continue reading

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Depicting journeys in Story Map Cascade

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Whenever I return from a vacation I can’t resist the urge to document it in the form of a story map. Last summer my family and I spent a week on the Isle of Arran in western Scotland. It took … Continue reading

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Point cloud smart mapping in 3D with Scene Viewer


Today, I want to discuss how you can use Scene Viewer to style and configure point clouds directly in your browser, interactively, and intuitively, leveraging the power of smart mapping smart defaults and color ramp sliders. Cities across the world are … Continue reading

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