Esri’s World Topographic Map Improved with Community Contributions


This World Topographic Map release includes new Community Map contributions for cities, counties, universities and facility sites across the United States. These contributions help enhance content in the Living Atlas of the World and add value and usability to Esri’s online basemaps. Through the Community … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Searching for photos on Flickr


This is the next entry in a series of posts on using the Story Map Cascade builder. In this post you’ll learn about a helpful feature in the Media Picker that lets you search for photos on Flickr. Being able to search Flickr is helpful … Continue reading

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Map the frequency of transit service across your city and find out why it matters

Ann Arbor transit frequency, morning rush

Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Jerry’s house.  It’s very easy and convenient for Jerry to walk out his front door to the bus stop to wait for a bus.  Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Tom’s house, … Continue reading

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Game-changing CityEngine 2016 released

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CityEngine 2016 has arrived.  With the CityEngine 2016 release, we have introduced some game-changing new features that will make your 3D content creation world quite a bit easier. Build cities in minutes with ‘Get map data’ interface We present the … Continue reading

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Dakota County benefits from contributing to Community Maps


The Community Maps Program was recently featured in a post by Dakota County, Minnesota. As part of their open data policy, Dakota County contributed data to the Community Maps Program. Their data has been published in Esri’s basemaps as part … Continue reading

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Esri at the 2016 Canadian Hydrographic Conference


Last month, Esri participated in the 2016 Canadian Hydrographic Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  At this event, Esri, in collaboration with NOAA Marine Chart Division, presented two posters.

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Join us at MapsCamp July 9th @ the UN!


Esri is pleased to be sponsoring the inaugural Maps Camp on July 9th, 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York City. This low cost, single day event is one of over 30 OpenCamps that will bring together 6,000+ attendees excited about engaging with open … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud Beta has Arrived

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ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud Beta has Arrived We are pleased to announce that the public beta of ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud is now available! With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, design and communication professionals have … Continue reading

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DigitalGlobe Partners with Esri to update World Imagery


Over the last ten years, the GIS community has seen an explosion of beautiful, high-resolution multi-spectral imagery, with very rich color fidelity, and very high pixel resolution.  Lawrie Jordan, Esri’s Director of Imagery, has called this platinum age of imagery: … Continue reading

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New at the UC 2016 Map Gallery: ArcGIS Pro Interactive Map Wall

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 ArcGIS Pro Interactive Map Wall New at this year’s User Conference Map Gallery will be the ArcGIS Pro Interactive Map Wall. The Map Gallery has been a long time feature of the User Conference that is dedicated to showcasing user maps. … Continue reading

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