Tag: global

A world tour of ArcGIS Hub sites

World map of 1,500 ArcGIS sites

Governments are undergoing an inspiring transformation to modernize and build open, responsive, and collaborative digital tools that support the decisions and lives of residents around the world. ArcGIS Hub shares open data and apps from over 2,000 organizations around the … Continue reading

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Airbus WorldDEM4Ortho in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

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ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World provides foundation elevation layers to support your work in 2D and 3D. Over the last couple of years, Esri has been developing World Elevation Services primarily from best authoritative data from open sources and … Continue reading

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Bathymetry updates in Esri World Elevation (TopoBathy) Service

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Esri’s World Elevation – TopoBathy Layer is enhanced with more detailed bathymetry datasets just in time for the Ocean GIS Forum. Let’s dive in for details about each dataset in this release. GEBCO 2014 In this release, the global bathymetry source in … Continue reading

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World Land Cover 2010 from ESA now available in the Living Atlas

Excerpt from World LandCover ESA 2010 showing the Pyrenees in the south, and Garonne Valley of France in the north.

Several weeks ago, we added the World Land Cover 2010 ESA layer to the Living Atlas. This layer’s data is from the 2010 epoch of the European Space Agency (ESA) Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Land Cover Project. These data are … Continue reading

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Using the Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline (GSHHS) database

By Mark Smithgall, Cartographic Product Engineer

GSHHS levels of detail

Where can you find the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake in the world? I stumbled across a rather unique Wikipedia factoid the other day: “When Moose Flats is temporarily submerged, Moose Boulder becomes the largest island in the largest lake [Moose Flats] on the largest island [Ryan Island] in the largest lake [Siskiwit Lake] on the largest island [Isle Royale] in the largest lake [Lake Superior] in the world.” This geographical tongue-twister led me to explore the Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database (GSHHS) to see if this fact was true. I couldn’t actually confirm it using these data because they only contain enough detail to see ponds on islands in lakes on continents, but in the process I did find out what a great resource these data are, so I wanted to share that with you in this blog entry.

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