ArcGIS Pro Tips: Thinking About Linking – 2D and 3D Views


One great advantage of using ArcGIS Pro is the 3D GIS capabilities built into the app. You can visualize your data and see patterns that you might not notice in 2D. Two dimensional maps are what you think of as … Continue reading

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Living Atlas Oceans

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

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Workforce for ArcGIS (Android Beta 0.2.0)


On Wednesday October 4th 2016, we released our final beta update of Workforce for ArcGIS on the Android platform. Yes we are getting close to release. You can still join the beta program and get an early start on using … Continue reading

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Map Your Voters Before the Next Election

Map Voter Data to Plan Your Campaign

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

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Building the Forest Atlases with Open Data and Open Source


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

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Performance Improvements in GeoEnrichment

Esri Business Analyst Web App

The GeoEnrichment Service has been recently upgraded to a next generation version, bringing with it significant performance improvements. This blog post provides some details, but before we begin let us briefly describe “data enrichment”. GeoEnrichment is a service on the … Continue reading

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Civilian Topographic Map Release 3 Now Available!

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.

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ArcGIS Solutions Lab at Esri GeoConX 2016


Attending Esri GeoConX 2016? Want to get experience configuring and using the newest and most popular ArcGIS Solutions for Electric, Gas, and Telecommunications? Then stop by the ArcGIS Solutions Lab at GeoConx.  No reservations required this year, just walk in … Continue reading

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Control vertical exaggeration and image properties in ArcGIS Earth 1.3


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

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Use ZIP Codes to discover how Americans think, feel, and live.

Tapestry Segmentation

In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, ZIP Codes are your access into learning how Americans think, feel, and live. Get Started with Tapestry reveals demographic and socioeconomic data for any of the estimated 43,000 ZIP Codes throughout the United States. In the … Continue reading

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