Category: Community Maps

What’s New in Basemaps (October 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 19 communities. This release takes in several states, counties, cities and university campuses throughout Australia, the Netherlands, and … Continue reading

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What’s new in Vector Basemaps (October 2017)

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New Map Style Nova is a brand new vector basemap map style that brings an extraterrestrial look and feel to mapping our world. The colors and fonts are reminiscent of something you’d expect to see in the latest Sci-Fi movie, as … Continue reading

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Import Terrain, Imagery, & OSM data into CityEngine

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Build a city in less than 5 minutes  CityEngine is a powerful tool for transforming 2D GIS data into Smart 3D City Models. But what if you don’t have 2D GIS data to start with? No worries, CityEngine has you … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2017)

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In case you missed it, or perhaps you just want a refresh, our June 2017 post highlighted over 100 million km² of high resolution satellite imagery updates through our partnership with DigitalGlobe. A quick reflection on the past year reveals a massive expansion … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (September 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 12 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and university campuses throughout the United States, as seen in … Continue reading

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Mapping art in 3D

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I regularly check the Open Data portals because there’s always some new, interesting dataset out there. Recently, I stumbled upon data of independent art galleries in New York City on the NYC OpenData portal and decided to create a scene with them. I … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps (August 2017 updates part 2)

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We kicked off the month of August with a round of data updates in the Esri Vector Basemaps. We close out the month with another update of content spanning the globe. The entire western hemisphere, North and South America, was … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (August 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 25 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Asia, North America, and Oceania, … Continue reading

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Esri World Imagery in OpenStreetMap!

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OpenStreetMap is a free, editable map built by volunteers largely from scratch and released with an open-content license. Since its inception, this global community has grown to over four million registered OSM users. The HOT (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team) in particular focuses … Continue reading

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Updated Vector Basemaps and New mapstyler (August 2017)

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With this latest update, there is a handful of news to report on the Esri Vector Basemaps. The vector maps now display at larger scales. There’s a new styling app called mapstyler. Data contributions from more than two dozen communities were added … Continue reading

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