Web Mapping 101

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What is a Web Map, and How Do You Make One? By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Web maps are online maps created with ArcGIS that provide a way to work and interact with geographic content organized as layers. They … Continue reading

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Depicting journeys in Story Map Cascade

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Whenever I return from a vacation I can’t resist the urge to document it in the form of a story map. Last summer my family and I spent a week on the Isle of Arran in western Scotland. It took … Continue reading

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Point cloud smart mapping in 3D with Scene Viewer

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Today, I want to discuss how you can use Scene Viewer to style and configure point clouds directly in your browser, interactively, and intuitively, leveraging the power of smart mapping smart defaults and color ramp sliders. Cities across the world are … Continue reading

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New Visibility Analysis Tools in CityEngine 2017.1

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In case you haven’t heard, we released CityEngine 2017.1 two weeks ago! We are super excited about the new features, which you can catch up on in this blog post. Today, however, we’re going to dive deep into the new … Continue reading

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How to submit your story map to the Story Maps Gallery

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The Story Maps Gallery is a curated showcase of some of the best story maps created by Esri and the user community. It features examples of good storytelling, creativity, and innovation from other story map authors. It’s a great place … Continue reading

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The Continuing Evolution of Mapmaking

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By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Since the earliest recorded human history, maps have served to preserve and transmit geographic data by means of a visual representation. As such, they appeal to both the creative and logical aspects of our … Continue reading

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Get started with temporal data in ArcGIS – a case study of zebra mussel sightings

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Are you trying to get up to speed with using temporal data in ArcGIS? In this set of lessons, you’ll learn how to manage, analyze, and map temporal data in ArcGIS for Desktop. Continue reading

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What’s Coming in Community Analyst

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The next update of the Community Analyst is planned for early December 2017. This update will enable you to add users to projects, insert maps in custom reports, experience a new interactive comparison reports, leverage major enhancements to infographics and … Continue reading

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What’s Coming in the Business Analyst Web and Mobile Apps

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The next update of the Business Analyst Web and Mobile apps is planned for early December 2017. This update will enable you to use validation on location attributes, add users to projects, insert maps in custom reports, experience a new … Continue reading

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Treasure Island Example in CityEngine

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American Thanksgiving is a holiday that is known for being a time when people get together with family, friends, and loved ones and give thanks for what one has. We would like to say thank you to you for being … Continue reading

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