Category: Defense

New Arctic elevation data

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Check out this story map that Esri put together to showcase the new high-resolution arctic elevation datasets that recently became public: maps.arcgis.com It’s pretty exciting stuff. If you want to learn more about the groups that collaborated to collect this … Continue reading

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New Global Layers for Local Relief and Landforms added to the Living Atlas

Excerpt from World Local Relief

The number of global landscape layers in the Living Atlas of the World has grown significantly in the past year. This summer we added and updated several layers, including new World Local Relief and World Landforms. These layers provide globally … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum, November 4-6 at the Esri Conference Center in Redlands, CA, USA, is now taking early registrations, as well as contributions to all sessions. Please note the following deadlines: … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for SharePoint Online is now available!

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SharePoint Online brings the power of SharePoint to organizations who don’t want the overhead of managing SharePoint infrastructure. Now with the availability of Esri Maps for SharePoint Online, you can view your SharePoint list data and ArcGIS Online layers on … Continue reading

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The ArcGIS Book—Ten Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World

The ArcGIS Book

A hands-on website and a print book for seasoned GIS practitioners and newcomers to GIS Consumer mapping has opened the eyes of the world, and especially decision makers, to the value of maps and geography and consequently increased the demand … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Imagery and Remote Sensing Update

Imagery & Remote Sensing web site

This has been a very busy month for the ArcGIS Imagery and Remote Sensing team at Esri.  If you’ve been a fan of Esri imagery technology for a while, you’ll realize we’ve modified the name.  Yes, we have renamed our team … Continue reading

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Be An Excel Ninja, Part 2

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More speed? More power? You got it. Here’s one easy how-to with Esri Maps for Office that will dramatically increase your ninja factor. In our previous post, we showed you how Esri Maps for Office can quickly access a treasure … Continue reading

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Be An Excel Ninja with ArcGIS Data Enrichment

Maps for Office - Enrich layer

Speed. Power. Effectiveness. Master the art of using Esri Maps for Office to attain all three by enriching your spreadsheets with data. Last week we shared how you can supercharge your PowerPoint presentations in under 2 minutes using Esri Maps … Continue reading

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Classifying aerial video on the fly

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Here’s a pretty cool workflow for classifying video collected from a plane or UAV. What follows is a quick and dirty approach that is designed to give you a first look at what’s on the ground. Step 1 – Capture … Continue reading

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Supercharge Your PowerPoint Presentations

Using Esri Maps for Office, you can make interactive, dynamic maps that add geographic content to your PowerPoint presentations.

Many of you may have heard of Esri Maps for Office. It lets you do really cool things with data without needing to fire up GIS software like ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Online. In fact, all that you need to start making gorgeous and insightful maps is something you probably already have installed on your computer – Microsoft Excel. If you use PowerPoint, even better!

There’s a lot already documented on how you can turn boring tabular data in Excel into visually compelling heat maps, cluster maps, hot spot analyses, and more. But what not many people know is that you can also add extra firepower to your PowerPoint presentations using Esri Maps for Office.

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