Tag: ArcMap

USGS Historical Topographic Maps in ArcGIS Online and ArcMap

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Research Cartographer

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), with the help of Esri, has posted almost 186,000 topographic maps from its national map series online. You can view these maps in an app called USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer. You can also add images of the maps to your project in ArcMap, then use the images to digitize features, make measurements, or perform other operations. Continue reading

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Visualizing Features with On The Fly Aggregated Values from Time-Series or Historical Observation Data

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Time-series data stores observations, measurements, model results, or other data obtained over a period of time, at regular or irregular intervals. They can be broadly classified into two groups: One where the location of an entity moves over the time, … Continue reading

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Help content for ArcGIS 10.4 is live!

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While your laptops, desktops, and servers are not running ArcGIS 10.4 yet, you can get a not-so-sneak peek at the documentation for ArcGIS 10.4 right now. Last week we updated the ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for Server websites to incorporate … Continue reading

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Find Areas at Risk of Flooding in a Cloudburst

Find Areas at Risk of Flooding in a Cloudburst

In recent years, Denmark has experienced a number of sudden, extreme rainfall events. These events, known as cloudbursts, overwhelm stormwater systems and cause flood damage to homes and businesses. One way to help municipalities prepare for the next cloudburst is … Continue reading

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Formatting an Excel table for use in ArcGIS

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Cartographer

Excel to ArcMap thumbnailTo use an Excel table in ArcGIS, it should first be formatted correctly so that ArcGIS can read the table without errors. This blog entry contains links to a table with guidelines for how to format your Excel table, as well as a couple of other useful related resources.

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Making Bivariate Choropleth Maps with ArcMap

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Here are links to the renderer and geoprocessing tool that can be used to make bivariate choropleth maps that I demonstrated at the 2015 Esri User Conference. Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: Manage a Mobile Workforce

Manage a Mobile Workforce

By Kyle Bauer, Learn ArcGIS Team, and Paul Barker, Product Engineer  In the new Manage a Mobile Workforce lesson on the Learn ArcGIS website, you’ll learn how to streamline the process of transferring data to your GIS. This lesson lets you take on the … Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: Get Started with ArcMap

Get Started with ArcMap

By Kyle Bauer, Learn ArcGIS Team One of the most deforested regions in the Amazon rainforest is Rondonia, Brazil. The construction of roads has increased deforestation since the 1960s. In 2011, a Brazilian judge prohibited the construction of a road … Continue reading

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Using Online Imagery in Your Maps and Apps

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The ArcGIS Online platform includes a rich set of imagery content that is available to you with your ArcGIS Online subscription. The imagery is available for different coverage areas, at different levels of detail (from 250m to 1m per pixel … Continue reading

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Certain shapefiles crash ArcGIS 10.2

Is ArcGIS 10.2 crashing when attempting to add shapefiles to ArcMap? We see your error reports coming in and we want you to know there’s a fix! For more details about this issue, please see this blog.

This reminder comes from Kirsten Pinkston in Esri Technical Support.

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