Category: Mapping

What’s New in Basemaps (November 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 38 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and university campuses throughout Germany, Spain, Suriname, … Continue reading

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November 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Available

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS Beta – November Update

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS is an app that monitors assets, events, or activities for ‘at-a-glance’ decision making. It provides key insights about your data on a single screen.

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Bring Your Points to Life with GIF Symbols

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You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique?

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Mega-Easy Coastal Stipple Effect

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Ah the days of old, our field bursting with artists plying their craft, creating maps of breathtaking imagination and technique. Just window shop here for a moment to fall into the eye-watering depths of cartographic charm. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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What’s New in Community Maps (November 2017)

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The Community Maps Team has just launched a new version of the Community Maps Contributor App! The Community Maps Contributor App offers an improved user experience, a new option for sharing map data, and better ways for our contributors to manage … Continue reading

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Luminance Hack

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Here is a map of over one hundred years of 6+ mag earthquakes. Together they trace out the Pacific Ring of Fire. With a name that cool, we need a map style to keep pace. This style is used to … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Making Maps in Adobe Creative Cloud Easy

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A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the annual North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) conference. This year’s conference was held in Montréal. For one of my presentations, co-presented with Clint Loveman, I demoed how to make this … Continue reading

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FREE Living Atlas Webinar! Make Meaningful Policy Maps For Your Community Using the Living Atlas

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Please join us on November 9th at 11:00 AM PST for a free Living Atlas Community Webinar! Communities use policy maps to identify issues affecting people and serve as backdrop to proposed solutions. The best maps about an issue clearly … Continue reading

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Hand Crafted Artisanal Legends

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WHAT Are you prepared to build map legends in a manner keeping with traditional tools and free-range ingredients? Like with locally sourced PNGs and sustainable linear gradient fills? If you’ve never constructed a fine bespoke legend in ArcGIS Pro before, … Continue reading

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