Category: Geodata

Three Themes of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5: Analytics, Automation, and Distributed GIS

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I asked Jay Theodore, ArcGIS Enterprise CTO, to share the platform vision for the enterprise. He wanted to highlight three key themes for our latest release: ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform for organizing and sharing your … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been extinguished. This blog post shows you the (pretty easy) nitty gritty of how it was made in ArcGIS Pro. If you want to … Continue reading

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C-Through – A Prototype for Interactive 3D Urban Planning Analysis on the Web

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Urban planning is a challenging task, especially for extensive infrastructure and building projects in mixed-use areas where different stakeholders, needs and interests collide. In order to resolve such tasks, urban planners all around the world are establishing the third dimension … Continue reading

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2017 DevSummit Keynote: Present and Future Challenges of Working with Realtime Streaming Data

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Last week, Esri hosted its 12th annual Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs, California. This event “for developers, by developers” is the largest conference in the world for geospatial developers. One of the highlights of DevSummit is the Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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The Weird World of a Cartographer’s Brain -and Basketball

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What we choose to watch on TV says a lot about who we are and what we’re into. Of course viewing preferences between different sports will have a strong regional pattern, but what about the more subtle difference of preferring the … Continue reading

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Beer vs Wine

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The beer/wine topic was a trap! To get us thinking about value-by-alpha. But now you’re here, and you might be like, well, I might as well read about value-by-alpha while I look at booze maps. {Would you like to read … Continue reading

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Hacking a DEM Sunrise

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|This post can alternatively be read as a Cascade story map| You can wield the mighty mighty powers of the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) to create all sorts of practical, and impractical, or just fun, topographic effects. Why? Making interesting … Continue reading

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Smooshing Layers Together for Normalized Maps

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If you orbit anywhere near GIS, you probably saw the seminal cultural comment on non-normalized mapping from the one and only Randall Munroe. If you are a cartographer, you probably took it to heart and gave it a gleeful barbaric … Continue reading

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Air Mile Index: Visualizing a Recruitment Footprint

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Soon, the people of these United States, along with interested multitudes worldwide, will find themselves in the throes of the second-ever college football playoff. Friends, family members, co-workers will find be pitted against one another in choosing their favorite. Geography … Continue reading

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Six Months of Drought in the American Southeast

Six months of drought in the American Southeast

Wildfires, which started in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the end of November, recently spread north into Gatlinburg, TN. Normally, prescribed burns, to reduce the forest understory’s accumulating fire fuel and maintain the natural cycle of fire in … Continue reading

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