Category: Sciences

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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Global Elevation Analysis Services Enhanced with Higher Resolution Data

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The ArcGIS Online global elevation analysis services were updated last week to include 10 meter resolution elevation data for Norway, Finland, Denmark, Austria, and Spain. The updated services include Viewshed, Profile, and Summarize Elevation. Previously, elevation data for these areas … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Environmental Screening

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The Environmental Screening solution enables interested parties to evaluate potential impacts to the natural environment based on proposed projects or development initiatives. The application uses Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS and a new widget, the Screening widget, to analyze your environmental … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between ArcGIS and R

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This past month the R-ArcGIS bridge showcased its capabilities on the main stage. At Esri’s 2017 DevSummit, the bridge was demoed along with ArcGIS’ conda-based python integration to show users the power and possibilities the two provide. As mentioned in … Continue reading

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Make Your Mark in the GIS of the World

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Just Click on the My Contributions tab to Share Important Data As you may have heard, the Living Atlas of the World website has undergone a redesign to make finding what you need and contributing content as easy as possible. … Continue reading

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Survey123 for ArcGIS (World Wildlife Day 2017 Update)

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. [Source: Survey123 for ArcGIS Blog in GeoNet] This is a minor maintenance update focused on the survey123 web site and our humble tribute to the World Wildlife Day.  World Wildlife Day 2017 encourages youth around the world to rally … Continue reading

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Content for the Planet Comes to Life with Redesigned Living Atlas Website

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Discovery and Contribution is now effortless The redesigned Living Atlas of the World website has been released. The goals of the redesign were to make it easier to discover Living Atlas content and contribute items to the Living Atlas. The … Continue reading

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