Category: Imagery

The Science of Where Seagrasses Grow: ArcGIS and Machine Learning

Global prediction for seagrass occurrence. Click for interactive map.

From suggesting how many steps we should walk in a day, to predicting the future price of our home, machine learning (ML) is becoming an integral part of our lives. ML is a new approach to understanding our universe based … Continue reading

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Spatial Analyst Resources

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The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities, like distance analysis, suitability modeling, terrain analysis, surface modeling, surface interpolation, hydrological analysis, and image classification. You can create, query, map, and analyze raster … 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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ArcGIS Earth adds Geocoding in ArcGIS Online, raster and 3D model insert, and an Automation API

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ArcGIS Earth 1.6 focused on expanding the range of workflows that users can accomplish with Earth to allow more enterprise productivity.  The release of ArcGIS Earth 1.6 enables users to batch geocode address files against ArcGIS Online, adds local raster … Continue reading

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3D Brain Hack

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You may or may not have studied, or practiced, GIS in an era when you’d be expected to line up two aerial images taken at different angles and hunch over them with a stereoscope to reveal the Victorian-era magic of … Continue reading

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Time Warped Cartograpy

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Here is a ridiculous walking distance map of Seattle. The geography of areas accessible via a 1, 2, and 3 hour stroll are warped into concentric rings. While it looks like an ice cream cone on a hot day, its … Continue reading

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Spatial Analyst- Post-UC Recap

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It was great to interact with all of you at the User Conference in San Diego. Thank you for sharing your analysis stories, and for your feedback and suggestions. For those of you who could not make it to a … Continue reading

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How-To: Missile Height Diagram

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Last week I, along with the rest of the news-aware world, learned about an intercontinental ballistic missile test performed by North Korea, assessed to have reached an apogee (how high) of 2,300 miles. Wait, what? 2,300…miles? To an aeronautical nobody … Continue reading

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Learning more about the World Imagery basemap

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The World Imagery and Imagery with Labels basemaps contain satellite imagery for the world, with high-resolution aerial imagery added for many areas. These basemaps are part of the default basemap gallery, and are among the many basemaps you can choose … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK 2.0 – Post-UC Recap

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Looking back at the User Conference, it was great to see so many Desktop users moving to ArcGIS Pro and building add-ins with the ArcGIS Pro SDK.  The Pro SDK tech sessions provided a great opportunity for the Desktop SDK … Continue reading

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