Deane Kensok

I have been with Esri since 1990 and am currently the Program Manager for ArcGIS Online. For the past 15 years, I have worked on a variety of Internet mapping and data publishing products and projects, such as ArcIMS, Geography Network, ArcWeb Services, and most recently ArcGIS Online! I live and work in Redlands, California.

Recent Posts

World Imagery Updates (April 2017)

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In our tireless quest to enhance our World Imagery map, we have released several more updates to our imagery this month.  This includes another large batch of updates with DigitalGlobe imagery for parts of Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updates for Africa and More

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Earlier this month, we announced several updates to the World Imagery basemap as part of the March updates to ArcGIS Online.  Well, those updates are continuing and this week we have released another large batch of updates with DigitalGlobe and … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (March 2017)

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As part of the March updates to ArcGIS Online, we have updated large parts of our World Imagery basemap with imagery from DigitalGlobe, USDA Farm Services Agency (FSA), and others in the GIS user community. The update features new and … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updated with more DigitalGlobe and Community Imagery

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This week, we updated the World Imagery basemap with more recent imagery from DigitalGlobe and other members of the GIS user community.  This latest update features DigitalGlobe imagery for Northern and Eastern Europe and large parts of Central Asia, as … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (December 2016)

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The Esri vector tile basemaps were updated again this month with new data and map style refinements. Together with other enhancements to ArcGIS Online this week, these updates address the key remaining issues identified during the beta period for these … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updated with more DigitalGlobe and Contributor Imagery

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Last week, we updated the World Imagery basemap with more recent imagery from DigitalGlobe and other members of the GIS user community.  This latest update features DigitalGlobe imagery for Argentina, as well as the Caribbean and parts of Central America as shown … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updated with more DigitalGlobe and Contributor Imagery

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We have updated the World Imagery basemap with more recent imagery from DigitalGlobe and several organizations from the GIS user community.  This latest update features DigitalGlobe imagery for large parts of Western Europe, as shown below. This is the third … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2016)

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As part of the September updates to ArcGIS Online, we have updated large parts (over 13 million km2) of our World Imagery basemap with imagery from DigitalGlobe and the GIS user community.  The update features new and improved high-resolution imagery … Continue reading

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DigitalGlobe Partners with Esri to update World Imagery

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Over the last ten years, the GIS community has seen an explosion of beautiful, high-resolution multi-spectral imagery, with very rich color fidelity, and very high pixel resolution.  Lawrie Jordan, Esri’s Director of Imagery, has called this platinum age of imagery: … Continue reading

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Exciting Community Map Updates to World Imagery Basemap

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The World Imagery map was recently updated with a few exciting new imagery contributions made available by Esri users and partners through the Community Maps program.  This includes recent, high-resolution imagery from our user community for: State of Texas: 2015 … Continue reading

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