Category: ArcGIS Online

What makes ArcGIS Pro so… ‘Pro’?

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I think I can speak for all members of the ArcGIS Pro team when I say, one of the most common questions we get is “What is so special about ArcGIS Pro?”  In the moment, it is pretty easy to … Continue reading

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Calculating density on a network: a comparison of Network KDE and Planar KDE

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Check out this Story Map on a spatial data exploratory analysis of vehicle crashes in Richmond City, Virginia that identifies hazardous road segments (hotspots) using both Network Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) and Planar KDE methods for eight different bandwidths.

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Producing the “Big Dams” Story Map

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Last week the Esri story maps team published “Big Dams: Boon or Bane?” featuring a gallery of the world’s largest dams. Although our team’s main role is to create and update Story Map apps for the benefit of our growing … Continue reading

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Updated Vector Basemaps and New mapstyler (August 2017)

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With this latest update, there is a handful of news to report on the Esri Vector Basemaps. The vector maps now display at larger scales. There’s a new styling app called mapstyler. Data contributions from more than two dozen communities were added … Continue reading

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Create a great home page for your organization

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Your organization home page is the place visitors and organization members will start. How your home page looks, and what visitors will find there, will create first impressions – not just about you as a GIS organization, but also about … Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the Scene Viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading

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Tip: Minimizing the UI for Scene Viewer

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In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the Scene Viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading

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Using Tags effectively

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Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or is found within your organization or ArcGIS Online. There are a number of approaches to … Continue reading

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Learning more about the World Imagery basemap

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The World Imagery and Imagery with Labels basemaps contain satellite imagery for the world, with high-resolution aerial imagery added for many areas. These basemaps are part of the default basemap gallery, and are among the many basemaps you can choose … Continue reading

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Put Your Best Thumbnail Forward

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First impressions are important—whether it’s during a job interview, a first meeting with a prospective client, or when you visit a company website. While you shouldn’t necessarily judge a book by its cover, we’re visually oriented and what we see … Continue reading

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