Category: Open Data

Use Arcade Expressions to Map the Land to Improvement Ratios in Your Area

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An interesting way to look at a community is to map various measures of the value of its parcels, including a measure called the improvement ratio. Many cities, but not all, tax their parcel owners based on the value of … Continue reading

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Interesting and Absurd Uses of Digital Elevation Models

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At the 2017 Esri User Conference, Ken Field will dazzle you with an array of beautiful techniques and examples of Relief Representation. I’ll be there, too, as the peanut gallery, tossing in strange, maybe useful, sometimes ridiculous, examples of Digital … Continue reading

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Happy Maps

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World Happiness Report  Every year, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases a measure of happiness for surveyed countries, then performs a statistical regression to estimate what factors might drive a sense of happiness up or down. It’s called the … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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Update: Here is an ArcGIS Pro project package that get get you going on creating a firefly basemap, like the one used here. This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been … Continue reading

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A Simple Checklist for Nominating Your Maps and Apps into the Living Atlas

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This checklist provides an easy guide for nominating your maps, apps, and data into the Living Atlas of the World. This places your content among the best of ArcGIS Online, making users more likely to choose your authoritative contributions.

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What’s New in Basemaps (April 2017)

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Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 31 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Africa, Australia, Europe, … Continue reading

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Configuring charts and stats in ArcGIS Open Data pages

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The past month has seen a few releases of ArcGIS Open Data, which most notably include the ability to create dynamic charts and dynamic statistics on your site pages. Charts and stats are two great ways to showcase the data … Continue reading

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Insights for ArcGIS – Get connected to any data source e.g. Google Sheets

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The Insights team has been kicking the tires on an ambitious project to enable Insights to connect to any data source.  That’s right, I said any data source. NoSQL data stores Web services RDMSs Cloud drives With several patterns under … Continue reading

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DevSummit Demo Theatre Sessions – Sneak Peek!

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You didn’t think we’d leave you hanging with just 20 some tech session videos, did you? We’ve included 20 demo theater sessions as well! These were such a hit, we had to be sure to get them out to everyone … Continue reading

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Make Your Mark in the GIS of the World

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Just Click on the My Contributions tab to Share Important Data As you may have heard, the Living Atlas of the World website has undergone a redesign to make finding what you need and contributing content as easy as possible. … Continue reading

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