Category: Story Maps
by Nathan Shephard and Kenneth Field
November 22nd 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while in Dallas, Texas. It’s been 50 years since the cataclysmic event in Dealey Plaza and the fascination, conspiracies and consistent speculation on what happened and why have been ever-present in the intervening years.
Here, we present JFinteraKtive, an interactive 3D Web Scene of the shocking moments that changed the world we live in.
Have you ever tried to create two maps with the same extent? You line everything up on your monitor in the same place, use the same scale, and click Save. But when you open the two maps in another computer … Continue reading
The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) will hold their annual conference in Greenville, South Carolina on October 9-11. This year, in addition to the terrific agenda of presentations and activities, the conference will also include a hands-on workshop on Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online. The workshop will cover the vast collection of GIS resources available through ArcGIS Online as well as best practices for finding and using different types of ArcGIS Online services to build quality Web maps and apps which can be shared publicly or within a private group and accessed on just about any web-enabled device.
The workshop is on October 12th, and is just $20 for conference attendees and $60 for students who choose to just attend the workshop. To find out more about the NACIS conference and the Creating and Sharing Web Maps with ArcGIS Online workshop, visit nacis.org.
The rising cost of health care is a serious problem. Individuals are increasingly confronted with the impossible choice between food and rent or needed care. Expensive health care also inflates the cost of doing business making it more and more … Continue reading
(With contributions by Greg L’Azou, story maps developer). With the July 2013 ArcGIS Online release the popular Map Tour story map template also received a major update, with new features and capabilities for both public and organizational account users. About … Continue reading
It’s been a little while since our last post on GIS and sports analytics. This week we thought we would have some fun and celebrate Wimbledon by creating a simple visualization using ArcScene and the new CityEngine Web Viewer.
One of the more popular storytelling with maps templates is the Shortlist, used for the Los Angeles Shortlist, DC Shortlist, Palm Springs Shortlist, San Diego Shortlist, and many others. The template is a great way to present different categorized locations … Continue reading
There are a variety of different story map templates that you can download and host from your own servers, and even a hosted, configurable version of the Map Tour template available with an ArcGIS Online subscription account. Another useful and … Continue reading