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
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
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
Can your GIS talk?
Does it say the right things?
In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading
This blog post will give you a brief hands-on experience with geodatabase topologies in ArcGIS Pro 1.3. Geodatabase topologies were introduced in ArcGIS Pro with yesterday’s 1.3 release. In general terms, they model spatial relationships and allow you to perform actions … Continue reading
Finding a specific feature on a map sometimes feels like searching for a needle in a haystack, especially when working with many features or with features that are dispersed over a large area. However, starting at version 1.3, this task … Continue reading