Category: Story Maps

Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the scene viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading

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Embedding a Story Map within a Story Map

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Embedded maps and media are an inherent and essential part of any story map. But in certain cases you may want to embed more than just a map—you may want to embed another story map to help tell your story. … Continue reading

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Tips for creating a great Cascade story map

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Since Story Map Cascade was released a few weeks ago we’ve already seen it used to create some great stories about the world’s oceans, scientist Alexander von Humboldt, tourist destinations in Columbia, traveling through Central Asia, and even what’s new in smart mapping. … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Immersive Sections

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In this installment in the series about using the Story Map Cascade builder you’ll see how to create an engaging immersive section. Immersive sections lock into place as readers scroll through a Cascade story, and as they continue to scroll narrative … Continue reading

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Configuring Story Map Journal Legend and Overview Map

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A Story Map Journal is ideal when you want to create an in-depth narrative organized into sections presented in a scrolling side panel. As users scroll through the sections in your Map Journal they see the content associated with each … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Configuring Media

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This post in the series on using the Story Map Cascade builder focuses on configuring media. Configuring how media items (particularly maps and scenes) are displayed in your story is a critical storytelling feature of Esri’s Story Map apps. This helps elevate your … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Searching for photos on Flickr

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This is the next entry in a series of posts on using the Story Map Cascade builder. In this post you’ll learn about a helpful feature in the Media Picker that lets you search for photos on Flickr. Being able to search Flickr is helpful … Continue reading

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It’s World Hydrography Day – Dive into “The Ocean”

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June 21st, 2016 marks the 11th year anniversary of World Hydrography Day!  World Hydrography Day (WHD) focuses on giving suitable publicity to the International Hydrographic Organization’s work at all levels and of increasing the coverage of hydrographic information on a … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Media Picker

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This is the second post in the series on using the Story Map Cascade builder. This article focuses on the Media Picker. The Media Picker is what you use to add content to your Cascade story. You can easily browse, search, … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Narrative Sections

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This post was published in June 2016 and updated in December 2016. Narrative sections were previously known as sequential sections. This is the first in a series of posts on using the Story Map Cascade builder. In this installment you’ll learn … Continue reading

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