Category: Mapping

Steal These Vignettes Please

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I’m prone to add vignettes to my maps. They are a handy, and sometimes beautiful, way to frame the composition and draw the eye in to the subject. I wanted to give you a handful of vignette resources so that … Continue reading

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How to Make this Crazy Map

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Here’s a run-down of all the general steps required to cook up this map, which happens to show the relative burden of home ownership: It was created for this story map, of the same name: In it, I map the … Continue reading

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Esri and PubNub Collaborate on Real-Time Location Strategy Technology for Developers of Next Gen Mapping and Analytics Apps

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Esri and PubNub have joined forces to bring geospatial developer tools, global maps, and data capabilities to PubNub Functions, making it easy to harness the power of Esri’s mapping APIs and apply it to realtime data. With just a few … Continue reading

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New ArcGIS Pro style files

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Three new ArcGIS Pro styles for Emergency Management, Local Government, and State Government industries were released this week for ArcGIS Pro version 2.0. The Emergency Management style contains symbols for critical infrastructure and emergency facilities, damage assessment, debris reporting, and … Continue reading

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Join Esri at Qt World Summit in Berlin

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Esri is headed to the Qt World Summit, hosted by The Qt Company in Berlin, Germany October 10-12, 2017. This three-day conference is the global event for all things Qt. It is an opportunity for developers to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Live from 2017 GeoConX: Startups Help Utilities and Telecoms Prepare for the Future

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Over the past 25 years, the annual Esri GeoConX Conference has become the largest annual geospatial event in the electric, gas and telecommunications industries. At the event, professionals and Esri users from both industries converge to network, collaborate, and learn … Continue reading

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Mapping art in 3D

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I regularly check the Open Data portals because there’s always some new, interesting dataset out there. Recently, I stumbled upon data of independent art galleries in New York City on the NYC OpenData portal and decided to create a scene with them. I … Continue reading

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Spatial Analyst Resources

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The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities, like distance analysis, suitability modeling, terrain analysis, surface modeling, surface interpolation, hydrological analysis, and image classification. You can create, query, map, and analyze raster … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps (August 2017 updates part 2)

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We kicked off the month of August with a round of data updates in the Esri Vector Basemaps. We close out the month with another update of content spanning the globe. The entire western hemisphere, North and South America, was … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (August 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 25 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Asia, North America, and Oceania, … Continue reading

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