Category: Sciences

Fantasy Maps Pt 2 | Scratchiness

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We are on a bold quest to reconstruct the Fantasy Map asesthetic in ArcGIS Pro. In Part 1 we hacked the Vector Field symbology to approximate hand-drawn mountainification. Here, in Part 2, we’ll talk about adding hand-drawn scratchiness to the … Continue reading

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Smarter Forms, Smarter Field Work: 5 Reasons to Use Survey123 for ArcGIS

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Do you use paper forms in your workplace? Survey123 for ArcGIS is a simple and intuitive form-centric data gathering solution for creating, sharing, and analyzing surveys in 3 easy steps.

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Innovative Emerging Partners in the Esri Startup Zone at 2017 Esri UC

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The Esri User Conference (Esri UC), July 10-14, 2017 in San Diego, California is the biggest GIS event globally. It attracts 16,000+ GIS users, managers and developers and includes 1000+ moderated sessions, 450+ hours of training, and 300+ innovative software … Continue reading

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Use ArcGIS Pro to save mountain lions in Southern California

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Southern California, although brimming with roads and people, includes mountainous areas that serve as sanctuaries for a surprisingly diverse array of wildlife. Among them are mountain lions — alternatively known as cougars and panthers — who risk life while stalking … Continue reading

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Survey123 for ArcGIS 2.1 is now available

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. . . We are pleased to announce a new update to Survey123 for ArcGIS . The Survey123 field app build number is now 2.1.6. You can download it from the iTunes, Google Play and Amazon stores. Survey123 Connect for ArcGIS is now at version 2.1.9 and is … Continue reading

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What’s Coming in the ArcGIS Pro 2.0 SDK

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ArcGIS Pro 2.0 will soon be released with updates to the ArcGIS Pro SDK. The upcoming Pro SDK release will include: API enhancements for Raster, Geodatabase, Mapping, Geometry, Content Management, and Editing API breaking changes — please consult the migration documentation … Continue reading

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NAIP 2016 Image Layer is Now Available

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Did you know that Esri hosts a set of image layers with recent 1m (or better) resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States?  The Living Atlas includes a set of NAIP image layers hosted by Esri and these layers … Continue reading

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Interesting and Absurd Uses of Digital Elevation Models

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At the 2017 Esri User Conference, Ken Field will dazzle you with an array of beautiful techniques and examples of Relief Representation. I’ll be there, too, as the peanut gallery, tossing in strange, maybe useful, sometimes ridiculous, examples of Digital … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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Update: Here is an ArcGIS Pro project package that get get you going on creating a firefly basemap, like the one used here. This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been … Continue reading

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What’s new in Survey123 for ArcGIS v 2.0?

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We are pleased to announce the availability of Survey123 version 2.0.  This releases brings key new features and enhancements. The survey123.arcgis.com web site has been updated. Remember to clear your browser cache to avoid any gotchas. The build number for … Continue reading

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