Category: Mapping

Federal Agencies Working Together to Improve Data in the Living Atlas

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS)’s Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) has been updated.

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Esri Basemaps – New and updated content for 17 communities!

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It’s only January and already we have had over 40 communities around the world contribute map layers to Esri’s growing suite of basemaps this year!

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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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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.3 Developer Edition Now Available!

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Quick announcement: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.3 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developers Site.

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Scale-Based Symbol Sizing

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Remember when every map had only one scale? 1:1,000,000, 1:500,000, 1:24,000 – these are some common scales that most cartographers know how to design maps for. However, what happens when your map will be viewed at all the ranges in between … Continue reading

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Introducing ArcGIS Pro SDK Configurations

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With the ArcGIS Pro SDK at 1.4, the most significant enhancement is the addition of a new add-in pattern and template which allows you to customize the ArcGIS Pro user interface and user experience at start-up.  It’s an exciting new … 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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Replacing the Sample Atlas Application

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In 2012 Esri released a sample application for building a thematic atlas online, and it proved to be popular with many of you who want users to be able to explore your maps easily and intuitively. It performed a useful … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps: Updated Data and New Creative Style

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The first release in 2017 of the Esri Vector Basemaps includes both an update to our commercial data source across Europe as well as two dozen community contribution additions in the United States. This week’s release also featured some enhancements … Continue reading

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What’s New in the ArcGIS Pro 1.4 SDK

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ArcGIS Pro 1.4 is now available, and included are many new updates to the Pro SDK.  As with each release, the SDK can be upgraded from within Visual Studio at the Visual Studio Gallery (recommended) and also can be downloaded … Continue reading

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