Category: Analysis & Geoprocessing

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


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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It’s never too early to learn (and teach!) spatial analysis

Shepard Park

There are few things more inspiring than learning about the next generation of geographers, so we are excited to share the story of Yuliang Huang! Eleven-year-old Yuliang incorporated some awesome spatial analysis skills into his National Elementary Honor Society community … Continue reading

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Map Your Voters Before the Next Election

Map Voter Data to Plan Your Campaign

Want to win your next election? In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, you will learn how GIS could help you outmaneuver your rivals on the political battlefield.

In Map Voter Data to Plan Your Campaign, you will assume the role of a campaign manager researching voters for an upcoming election that includes southern Howard County in the U.S. state of Maryland. You will start the lesson by creating a map and geocoding a spreadsheet with the addresses of your potential voters. You will then download a layer of Tapestry Segmentation, developed by Esri as a way to classify American neighborhoods into 67 unique market segments based on a variety of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. By researching Tapestry, you will learn more about the lifestyles and living standards of your voters as well as gain insight into their values and the issues they care about. Inferences could range from housing costs and college expenses to smartphone taxes and charity giving. Continue reading

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Use ZIP Codes to discover how Americans think, feel, and live.

Tapestry Segmentation

In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, ZIP Codes are your access into learning how Americans think, feel, and live. Get Started with Tapestry reveals demographic and socioeconomic data for any of the estimated 43,000 ZIP Codes throughout the United States. In the … Continue reading

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A Beginners Guide to parallel processing with Geoprocessing Analysis Tools

Parallel Processing is available when using a number of Geoprocessing tools in the Analysis toolbox.  Parallel Processing could help you get better performance from your analysis if your data has a very large number of features (hundreds of thousands and millions), the data is complex and if the machine you are running your analysis on has enough resources to handle the processing of the data in parallel.

This blog will introduce you to those tools that use parallel processing, how parallel processing works in different ways depending on the tools you are using and provides insight into whether you should look into using parallel processing for your analysis workflows. Continue reading

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Esri Visualizes NOAA’s National Water Model

National Water Model

For the first time ever, you can visualize NOAA’s stream-flow forecasts throughout the continental U.S. in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Desktop or freely via the REST endpoint. By accessing the National Water Model map services, hosted on Esri’s server, … Continue reading

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Drone2Map 1.0.1 is now available for download


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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