Deane Kensok

Deane Kensok
I have been with Esri since 1990 and am currently the CTO for ArcGIS Content and lead of the Living Atlas team. For the past twenty years, I have worked on a variety of Internet mapping and data publishing products and projects, which have led to my current work with ArcGIS Online and the Living Atlas. I live and work in Redlands, California. For updates on our Online content, follow me on Twitter: @dkensok

Recent Posts

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

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As part of the June release of ArcGIS Online, we have enhanced the World Imagery basemap with new imagery from DigitalGlobe and others in the GIS user community. The updates for June feature new and improved high-resolution imagery for Alaska, … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updates (May 2017)

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As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance the World Imagery map, we released several more updates to our imagery last month.  The latest updates feature NAIP 2016 imagery from the USDA Farm Services Agency (FSA) for 16 states, as … Continue reading

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Vector Basemaps Available in GCS WGS84 (Beta)

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For several years now, most world basemaps delivered on the web (including those from Esri) have been delivered in the Web Mercator coordinate system.  To be precise, the Esri basemaps are delivered in the WGS84 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) coordinate … Continue reading

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NAIP 2016 Image Layer is Now Available

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Did you know that Esri hosts a set of image layers with recent 1m (or better) resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States?  The Living Atlas includes a set of NAIP image layers hosted by Esri and these layers … Continue reading

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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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