Category: National Government
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
We continue to improve the World Imagery basemap with updates from DigitalGlobe and our GIS user community. This update features new and improved high-resolution imagery for areas covering most of Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Denmark, parts of New Zealand and … Continue reading
Our User Community has updated Esri’s online basemaps with new and updated content. In fact, they have done it 18 times this year! This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic Map. Areas with new and updated content … Continue reading
Contributions to ArcGIS Content Delivers Real-Time Data and Increases Government Efficiency “The make it once, use it many times model guarantees that our users have access to the most current data and it increases the efficiency among all levels of … Continue reading
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
Open Data and GIS improve forest management in the Congo Basin By Thomas Maschler and Asa Strong from World Resources Institute Open data enables citizens and communities around the world to engage in important societal and environmental issues. Besides stimulating … Continue reading
One year ago we published version 2 of the Civilian Topographic Map (CTM) which allows users to create 25K and 50K civilian style topographic data and maps using Esri Production Mapping. Today, we are pleased to announce the release of version 3.
Download ArcGIS Earth 1.3 now! ArcGIS Earth users can now do more with terrain, imagery, and KML in version 1.3, in addition to personalization and authentication improvements. Vertical Exaggeration Control In ArcGIS Earth 1.3, users will now see an on … Continue reading
This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic Map. Areas with new and updated content include several cities, counties and facility sites in the United States and the country of Suriname. Much of this release includes 32 counties … Continue reading
Over the weekend and throughout this week you could find Esri’s Startup and Developer Teams at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Hackathon and Conference. #TCdisrupt debuts revolutionary startups, introduces game-changing technologies, and discusses what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s … Continue reading