Tag: Emergency Response

MGRS/USNG Coordinates to Web Map Made Easy

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Have you ever received files containing coordinates in Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) or United States National Grid (USNG) format and wondered… “what now?  Can I use these coordinate values as easily as I use XY values?”  If so, we … Continue reading

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How we made the Rim Fire Critical Points of Interest Map

Rim Fire Critical Points of Interest Map

Creating a map showing a fire perimeter with ArcGIS Online is more straightforward than you might think. The most important layer—the fire location and perimeter—is a publicly shared layer in ArcGIS Online that is generated from a data feed provided … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy – Damage Survey Reports on your smartphone

With continued support for emergency operations, the Disaster Response Team within Esri has provided ready-to-use Damage Survey templates for use with iPhones, iPads and Android devices. You can publish these templates within your ArcGIS Online organization and deploy to your response and recovery teams. Continue reading

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National Hydrography Dataset New Applications Page

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by Kathy Isham, National Hydrography Dataset, USGS The US Geological Survey (USGS) has redesigned its applications page for the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD). The new applications page is organized into the six different types of applications that highlight how USGS … Continue reading

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