Category: Open Data

Spain’s high-resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

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We are excited to integrate Spain’s lidar derived elevation from Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) into Esri’s World Elevation services (Terrain and TopoBathy). At 5 meters resolution (cell size), this update brings 6 times more details to Spain and a huge quality improvement over SRTM 1 arc sec … Continue reading

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World Imagery updates: more DigitalGlobe, more Community contributions

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We continue to improve the World Imagery basemap with updates from DigitalGlobe and our GIS user community. This update features new and improved high-resolution imagery for areas covering most of Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Denmark, parts of New Zealand and … Continue reading

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Our User Community Just Did It Again!

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Our User Community has updated Esri’s online basemaps with new and updated content. In fact, they have done it 18 times this year! This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic Map. Areas with new and updated content … Continue reading

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Integrating Waze with ArcGIS through the Connected Citizens Program.

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On October 12th Esri officially announced a partnership with Waze, the free, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app powered by drivers. This partnership means that we are further providing templates and tools to allow governments to quickly work with Waze and … Continue reading

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Building the Forest Atlases with Open Data and Open Source

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Open Data and GIS improve forest management in the Congo Basin By Thomas Maschler and Asa Strong from World Resources Institute Open data enables citizens and communities around the world to engage in important societal and environmental issues. Besides stimulating … Continue reading

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Use ZIP Codes to discover how Americans think, feel, and live.

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In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, ZIP Codes are your access into learning how Americans think, feel, and live. Get Started with Tapestry reveals demographic and socioeconomic data for any of the estimated 43,000 ZIP Codes throughout the United States. In the … Continue reading

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Esri Updates World Topographic Map with Community Contributions

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This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic Map. Areas with new and updated content include several cities, counties and facility sites in the United States and the country of Suriname. Much of this release includes 32 counties … Continue reading

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BIM-GIS Integration with IFC

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GIS extends the value of digital Building Information Modeling (BIM) design data through visualization and analysis of structures in the context of the natural and built environment.  The integration of BIM and GIS enables deeper insight for better decision making, … Continue reading

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Scene Layers and the I3S specification at work across the ArcGIS Platform

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New capabilities for cross-platform 3D data distribution and visualization Authors: Chris Andrews, Pascal Müller, Johannes Schmid, Tamrat Belayneh, Dragan Petrovic, Sud Menon   One of the most exciting developments at the 2016 Esri User Conference was watching the sudden awareness … Continue reading

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Community content added to Esri’s online basemaps

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Large-scale content continues to pour into the online basemaps. Over 160 million features added to the Community Maps database so far this year! This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic and World Imagery Map and updates to the World Street Map. Areas … Continue reading

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