Category: Analysis & Geoprocessing

Starbucks vs Dunkin’ Donuts Mega Map Blast

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Data is just maps waiting to be made. And the making of maps is such a fun ride that often there are a bunch of really cool maps that we just blow right through in the map-making process. At the … Continue reading

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Insights for Water Utilities – Data Discovery and Exploration

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Insights for ArcGIS is a new web-based application that helps you integrate spatial intelligence with your organization’s data.  Whether it is looking at adoption of rebate programs or analyzing your main breaks, insights allows you to answer questions quickly and … Continue reading

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Lightning Talks to Strike at UC Again!

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Every year we get users who are looking for opportunities to show off some of the work they’ve done over the past year. Nothing ends up being a better way to do so than with Lightning Talks at UC! Lightning … Continue reading

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Interesting and Absurd Uses of Digital Elevation Models

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At the 2017 Esri User Conference, Ken Field will dazzle you with an array of beautiful techniques and examples of Relief Representation. I’ll be there, too, as the peanut gallery, tossing in strange, maybe useful, sometimes ridiculous, examples of Digital … Continue reading

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Happy Maps

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World Happiness Report  Every year, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases a measure of happiness for surveyed countries, then performs a statistical regression to estimate what factors might drive a sense of happiness up or down. It’s called the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Storage Capacity tool

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Have you ever developed elevation-storage relationships for water reservoirs? Did you find it to be a manual and tedious process? Historically, this is not an unusual experience, especially if you needed to assess those relationships over multiple sites while maintaining … Continue reading

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Why your output raster is larger than your environment extent?

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When using a geoprocessing tool, for example Hillshade, when you specify an extent in the environment settings, you might have noticed sometimes that your output raster is slightly larger than your specified extent. Ever wondered what is going on inside the box? … Continue reading

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Insights as a spatial analysis tool

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Insights for ArcGIS is a unique application in the ArcGIS platform because it was developed specifically for exploratory spatial analysis. The drag and drop capabilities of Insights make it easy to run your analysis as it occurs to you, rather than … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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Update: Here is an ArcGIS Pro project package that get get you going on creating a firefly basemap, like the one used here. This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been … Continue reading

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Global Elevation Analysis Services Enhanced with Higher Resolution Data

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The ArcGIS Online global elevation analysis services were updated last week to include 10 meter resolution elevation data for Norway, Finland, Denmark, Austria, and Spain. The updated services include Viewshed, Profile, and Summarize Elevation. Previously, elevation data for these areas … Continue reading

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