Making “The Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King” Story Map

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In recognition of the theme of the 2017 Geography Awareness Week—the geography of civil rights movements—and because I wanted to further experiment with what our Story Maps team calls “cartobiographies”—we recently compiled a story on the life of Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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What’s Coming for ArcGIS Pro 2.1

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ArcGIS Pro 2.1, the next release of Esri’s flagship 64-bit desktop GIS application, is almost here. ArcGIS Pro 2.1 continues Esri’s mission to provide new and user-requested functionality, the latest innovations for working with 2D and 3D spatial data, tools … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Conversation


Maps and geographic science provide a platform for bringing people together  By Scott Morehouse. People are visual learners and seem to be instinctively attracted to maps. Maps help us instantly perceive patterns, relationships, and situations. They not only organize and

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November 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Available

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS Beta – November Update


Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS is an app that monitors assets, events, or activities for ‘at-a-glance’ decision making. It provides key insights about your data on a single screen.

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CityEngine 2017.1 release highlights

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With the new CityEngine 2017.1, we worked hard to bring you new features that will meaningfully impact how you work and take your 3D modeling and planning to a whole new level. Here are just a few highlights of CityEngine … Continue reading

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Getting started with the Image Interpretation (beta) configurable app


Imagery visualization and interpretation are now available through the new Image Interpretation (beta) configurable app. Check out the Imagery App Intro blog for an overview of the configurable app.  Here, we will provide a brief tutorial to help create and … Continue reading

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Bring Your Points to Life with GIF Symbols


You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique?

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Mapping for Everyone


Online Mapping is Transforming GIS—and the World By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Maps are important. Everyone understands and appreciates good maps. GIS users create and work with maps every day—they provide the basic experience and a practical interface for … Continue reading

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Mega-Easy Coastal Stipple Effect


Ah the days of old, our field bursting with artists plying their craft, creating maps of breathtaking imagination and technique. Just window shop here for a moment to fall into the eye-watering depths of cartographic charm. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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