Category: National Government

Proceedings of the Inaugural Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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The first annual, all-comers Esri Ocean GIS Forum, was held November 5-7, 2013, at our headquarters in Redlands, CA. The event was a great success with ~150 attendees, excellent participation from the five sponsors (Oceaneering, ExactEarth, Quality Positioning Services, Amazon … Continue reading

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Esri Introduces Optimized LAS

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Esri has developed technology to optimize LAS format lidar. The format enables fast and efficient access to LAS structured lidar data and is well suited both to direct in desktop applications use as well as for archiving, storage, cloud based … Continue reading

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QA/QC for Arc Hydro Terrain Preprocessing Vector Data: The Arc Hydro health check using Data Reviewer

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The Arc Hydro team has developed a data health check process that uses the ArcGIS Data Reviewer extension to assess and diagnose the quality of water resources data. The ArcGIS Data Reviewer extension is a set of functions and processes … Continue reading

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Because our World is 3D

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We are pleased to announce the release of the 3D GIS landing page on esri.com. Here you can find in one location: why 3D is important for GIS professionals, an overview of the 3D strengths of the ArcGIS system videos … Continue reading

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For the latest on Arc Hydro, see the forum!

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The password for the Arc Hydro ftp site changed on 10/1/2013, and will be reset every 6 months. The current password is ADSRiver.2013b. Future passwords will be posted on the Arc Hydro Forum, and also on the Hydro Blog.  The … Continue reading

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Beyond the Shutdown: U.S. Government Data on ArcGIS Online

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Has the shutdown of the U.S. Government halted your access to the GIS data you rely on? Is that lack of access affecting your work? Good news, it does not have to.  ArcGIS Online has been serving much of that … Continue reading

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Hydrographic Special Interest Group sets sail at the Esri UC

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More than 50 users from organizations ranging from the International Hydrographic Bureau (secretariat of the International Hydrographic Organization), NOAA Office of Coast Survey, Danish Geodata Agency (GST), and the Yangtze River Waterways Authority and several other users from the maritime … Continue reading

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Update: Announcing the Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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This original July 31st post updated October 2, 2013. In November 2012, Esri held a historic, one-time-only Oceans Summit: a high-level, strategic workshop with an eye toward helping Esri to move forward in its approaches to ocean-centric software, associated data … Continue reading

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Make an Impact with Your Map

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This summer, the Esri Disaster Response Program has responded to several disasters, including floods, tornadoes, and wildfires to provide technical support, software, data and information maps. While we always provide public information maps, one of the most common requests we … Continue reading

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Custom Watersheds at the Click of a Button: Watershed Delineation in ArcGIS Online

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By Steve Kopp, Esri For the water resources community, one of the highlights at this year’s Users Conference was the public beta release of the watershed delineation service in ArcGIS Online. This geoprocessing service is now available to everyone with … Continue reading

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