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GeoDescriber: Expanding the Reach of Geographic Information

Landscape description of Whanganui National Park, New Zealand.

Photo credit: James Shook. Text credit: GeoDescriber

Can your GIS talk?

Does it say the right things?

In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading

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Spain’s high-resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

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We are excited to integrate Spain’s lidar derived elevation from Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) into Esri’s World Elevation services (Terrain and TopoBathy). At 5 meters resolution (cell size), this update brings 6 times more details to Spain and a huge quality improvement over SRTM 1 arc sec … Continue reading

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What’s new in GeoPlanner for ArcGIS (October 2016)

GeoPlanner for ArcGIS helps you plan, visualize, and test land use, natural resource, and landscape architecture scenarios with real-time dashboarding and sketch tools. Using the power of Geodesign, GeoPlanner helps you make informed and evidence-based decisions about development and conservation.

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World Imagery updates: more DigitalGlobe, more Community contributions

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We continue to improve the World Imagery basemap with updates from DigitalGlobe and our GIS user community. This update features new and improved high-resolution imagery for areas covering most of Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Denmark, parts of New Zealand and … Continue reading

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Check out what’s new in World Imagery basemap

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In our continuing effort to improve our basemaps, the most recent update to World Imagery adds two new communities in addition to five updated ones.  The replacement imagery is from a more recent collection date and/or at a higher resolution than what was … Continue reading

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Drone2Map 1.0.1 is now available for download

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We are pleased to announce Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.0.1 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. Drone2Map for ArcGIS 1.0.1 is a minor update that brings you improved stability and bug fixes. … Continue reading

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Cost Matrix Service – now available in beta!

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With the June update of ArcGIS Online, we released the Origin Destination Cost Matrix service in beta.  This service computes a table of travel distances or travel times between many known locations.  It is available through the REST API, the Web … Continue reading

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Contributions Update World Imagery Basemap

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The World Imagery basemap continues to be updated with community contributions to the Living Atlas of the World. Our latest release adds updated imagery in nine communities across the U.S. and Europe. These high-resolution imagery updates replace older and/or lower … Continue reading

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DigitalGlobe Partners with Esri to update World Imagery

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Over the last ten years, the GIS community has seen an explosion of beautiful, high-resolution multi-spectral imagery, with very rich color fidelity, and very high pixel resolution.  Lawrie Jordan, Esri’s Director of Imagery, has called this platinum age of imagery: … Continue reading

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Create Great Thumbnails for Your Living Atlas Nominations

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By Jim Herries and Tamara Yoder, ArcGIS Content Team

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