Have you ever intended to use soil data in your desktop software, read the soil manuals, then decided you can live without it because it’s too difficult to get the data into GIS? If this sounds familiar, we have good … Continue reading
All SSURGO-based Living Atlas items upgraded to the 2017 SSURGO snapshot New map image and 21 image layers with improved performance New tile layer for use with the map image layer in web maps at small scales New downloader application … Continue reading
Due to increased demand for access and stability, the Esri Hydro Reference Overlay is now served as a hosted tile layer on ArcGIS Online. The original webmap and layer will remain in place until September 2017. At that time, the … Continue reading
The United States Geological Survey (USGS)’s Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) has been updated.
In countries like the United States and Germany, federal agencies keep careful watch on the nation’s rivers, and disseminate their observations to the public. But in developing nations, many of the world’s major rivers remain un-gauged, despite the millions of … Continue reading
Can your GIS talk?
Does it say the right things?
In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading
For the first time ever, you can visualize NOAA’s stream-flow forecasts throughout the continental U.S. in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Desktop or freely via the REST endpoint. By accessing the National Water Model map services, hosted on Esri’s livefeeds2.arcgis.com server, … Continue reading
By Jim Herries and Tamara Yoder, ArcGIS Content Team
The Living Atlas Contributor App has recently been updated with enhancements! The app now supports vector tile layers and rule packages. On the Details page, two thumbnails are required for nomination (a standard size, 200 x 133 thumbnail, and a … Continue reading
The new 2015 National Wetlands Inventory layers have been released! This includes both an imagery layer and a map image layer. These layers are available through the Living Atlas of the World on ArcGIS Online. The pop-ups for each layer have been … Continue reading