Lights On & Lights Out

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This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been extinguished. This blog post shows you the (pretty easy) nitty gritty of how it was made in ArcGIS Pro. If you want to … Continue reading

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StreetMap Premium Custom Roads is now available globally

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The custom roads capability of StreetMap Premium was initially released last year. Now with the addition of the final two regions, Asia Pacific and Latin America, it’s available globally! StreetMap Premium for ArcGIS Custom Roads allows organizations to combine roads that they … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Environmental Screening

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The Environmental Screening solution enables interested parties to evaluate potential impacts to the natural environment based on proposed projects or development initiatives. The application uses Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS and a new widget, the Screening widget, to analyze your environmental … Continue reading

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Launch a Story Map at a specific place

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Story Maps are designed for storytelling, and typically stories are enjoyed as authored; following along from intro to epilogue. But there are some story maps that are more like collections of short stories, and other cases where you might want … Continue reading

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Launch a Story Map Series at a specific entry

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Story Map Series is a very useful story map template, ideal for presenting a series of maps and media sequentially using several different layout options: tabs, numbered bullets, or an expandable side accordion. Examples include Protecting Idaho’s Waters, Fast Food Nation, and … Continue reading

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Launch a Story Map Journal at a specific section

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Story Map Journal is a very popular and versatile story map template, ideal for when you want to combine text with maps and other media. Examples include Mountains of Fire, Atlas for a Changing Planet, and many more found on the … Continue reading

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Launch a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

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Story Map Tour is one of the more popular Esri story map templates. It’s useful when you want to present a set of photos or videos along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It’s ideal for walking tours or … Continue reading

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Visualizing data in web apps: leveraging the platform

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript contains powerful visualization capabilities that bring your data to life on the web. Some of these include using unclassified or classified color, size, opacity, and any combination of them to visualize numbers; unique symbols for … Continue reading

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Table to App – Part 2: Configure the App (Geo List)

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Have you ever found a table of data with some basic spatial fields like ZIP Codes or states and thought, this would be really interesting data to map? After assigning geospatial locations, have you wondered about the best way to … Continue reading

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Table to App – Part 1: Create Data

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Have you ever found a table of data with some basic spatial fields like ZIP Codes or states and thought, this would be really interesting data to map? After assigning geospatial locations, have you wondered about the best way to … Continue reading

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