Category: Mapping

Not-So-Historic Survey Plan

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When I first saw this map of Waterloo, Ontario, by cartographer Warren Davison, I was so impressed with his application of texture and composition. Warren does beautiful work, but this map of his community shows specifically that the cartography of … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (January 2018)

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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 62 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites, and protected areas throughout Canada, Czech Republic, France, Israel, … Continue reading

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Critical Content for Disaster Response available in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World webinar recording available!

Critical Content for Disaster Response available in Living Atlas webinar recording

The Critical Content for Disaster Response available in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Part 1 and Critical Content for Disaster Response available in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Part 2 recordings are now available! Natural disasters have dramatically … Continue reading

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How To Make This Physical Map of Wyoming For Some Reason

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This is a physical map of the beautiful US state of Wyoming. And here is a quick cheat sheet of its elements: And here is this blog post in fast-forward: Let’s take a closer look at this cartographic process in … Continue reading

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Improved User Experience with the Updated ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Website

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The ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World website has been redesigned to make learning, using, and contributing to the Living Atlas effortless. In addition to improving search, three new pages were added to the website: Browse, Apps, and Blogs. The … Continue reading

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Multivariate Dot Density

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Dot Density maps are an almost-magical way of visualizing the geographic distribution of an overall population, as well as the relative heterogeneity of groups within that overall population. Here, for example, is a Dot Density map of the Hispanic population … Continue reading

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The Power of the Pro Pop-up

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A pop-up is a great way to quickly identify the attribute information about a particular feature in a map.  But why stop there?  You can make your pop-ups functional! Let’s say you want to provide a Survey123 for ArcGIS link … Continue reading

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Airbus WorldDEM4Ortho in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

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ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World provides foundation elevation layers to support your work in 2D and 3D. Over the last couple of years, Esri has been developing World Elevation Services primarily from best authoritative data from open sources and … Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS Pro 2.1 video

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Each of our development teams recorded a short video to show off what they have built for this release and we’ve compiled them all into a grand tour. Each section focuses on a different piece of functionality. To see specific … Continue reading

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How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

Updating your existing web maps or Pro projects to use the new version (v2) of the Esri Vector Basemaps can be accomplished with a just a few clicks of the mouse. The benefits of using the Esri Vector Basemaps were shared … Continue reading

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