Category: Story Maps

The Making of the “Kilauea: Fountains of Fire” Story Map

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It was almost the end of my internship with the Story Maps team. I had one story left to make, and I knew it was go big or go home. (Well, go big, then go home, but you know what … Continue reading

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How to Make this Crazy Map

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Here’s a run-down of all the general steps required to cook up this map, which happens to show the relative burden of home ownership: It was created for this story map, of the same name: In it, I map the … Continue reading

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Story Maps Make Great Travelogues

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In the summer of 2017 Lauren Herbine, a student at the College of William and Mary, set off from New Jersey on a cross-country road trip. Almost eight decades earlier, her grandfather had mounted a similar but somewhat more audacious … Continue reading

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Fast display of beautiful symbology in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Pro allows you to create beautiful maps with complex and interesting symbology! Here are some tips for maximizing the display performance of your maps and data in ArcGIS Online.

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Producing a Story Map in Multiple Languages

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Authors sometimes need to publish a story map in more than one language to effectively reach everyone in their intended audience. For example, employees of governments with two official languages may be required to publish content in both languages. Below … Continue reading

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Calculating density on a network: a comparison of Network KDE and Planar KDE

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Check out this Story Map on a spatial data exploratory analysis of vehicle crashes in Richmond City, Virginia that identifies hazardous road segments (hotspots) using both Network Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) and Planar KDE methods for eight different bandwidths.

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Producing the “Big Dams” Story Map

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Last week the Esri story maps team published “Big Dams: Boon or Bane?” featuring a gallery of the world’s largest dams. Although our team’s main role is to create and update Story Map apps for the benefit of our growing … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Hub for community engagement

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We have been working with municipalities of all sizes across the world to learn what makes a smart community. Through our many years of research we have noticed that the most effective organizations have a clear vision and articulation of … Continue reading

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Optimize a Cascade Story for Mobile Readers

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There’s a new feature in Story Map Cascade for the June 2017 release that helps you improve your story maps for mobile readers. You can now add alternate images that are shown on mobile devices in place of more complex media types, … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1)

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Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Enterprise is flexible server software for mapping and analytics that … Continue reading

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