Geocoding: Delivering High Location Accuracy


Geocoding is a fundamental GIS process for plotting your data on the map. It is often the first step in applying GIS to understand the where. The accuracy of plotted points directly correlates with the success of downstream decisions. Regardless … Continue reading

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The Making of the “Two Koreas” Story Map


Public interest in North Korea is at an all-time high (or, to borrow a term from the ballistic missile lexicon, apogee), thanks in large part to the continuous flow of colorful, but frightfully bellicose, taunts from Donald Trump and Kim … Continue reading

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Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro: A New Quick Start Guide

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This new Quick Start Guide, Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro, provides step-by-step instructions for downloading, installing, and licensing ArcGIS Pro. It provides easy-to-follow instructions for setting up ArcGIS Pro with any licensing method: Named User, Single Use, or Concurrent Use. … Continue reading

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Understanding The Science of Where

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By Jack Dangermond GIS is about uncovering meaning and insights from within data. It is rapidly evolving and providing a whole new framework and process for understanding. With its simplification

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What’s new in Vector Basemaps (October 2017)


New Map Style Nova is a brand new vector basemap map style that brings an extraterrestrial look and feel to mapping our world. The colors and fonts are reminiscent of something you’d expect to see in the latest Sci-Fi movie, as … Continue reading

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Prerelease for ArcGIS 10.6 is Available Now on My Esri


ArcGIS 10.6 prerelease is now available on My Esri to all qualified customers. ArcGIS Pro 2.1 is not included in this prerelease. We are working hard to build the next major release of ArcGIS and are excited to bring you … Continue reading

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Speed up your JavaScript development with autocasting


In the 4.5 release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, autocasting support was expanded to all renderers, symbols, and symbol layers. This means that symbols and renderers can be created programmatically without importing their modules. All you need to do … Continue reading

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National Rivers Project – A Recreational Rivers Geospatial Map & Database

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The National River Recreation Database (NRRD) is a geodatabase of water trails, Wild & Scenic Rivers, whitewater segments and respective access points and campgrounds in the U.S.  It was conceived to provide a way to: Offer a high-level view of … Continue reading

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Missing Data? – No problem

Fill Missing Values with the average of the 6 nearest neighbors

Do you have a data set that isn’t quite complete? Maybe a sensor went down, a county has suppressed health data or your sales data is missing a store’s reporting. Depending on the analysis these null values can throw a … Continue reading

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End of the Line: Using Personal Narratives and Video in Story Maps

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A story about commuters using the Washington, D.C. public transit system was a novel direction for Story Maps. Although the Story Maps team has done a cartobiography in the past about Mary Edwards Walker, End of the Line is a … Continue reading

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