Tag: Mapping and Visualization

New Crime symbols

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This week new set of symbols were released. These symbols are available in the Local Government ArcGIS Pro style version 2.0. The Local Government style contains crime symbols for violent, property, and quality of life crime categories. These new symbols … Continue reading

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How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

Updating your existing web maps or Pro projects to use the new version (v2) of the Esri Vector Basemaps can be accomplished with a just a few clicks of the mouse. The benefits of using the Esri Vector Basemaps were shared … Continue reading

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Landsat Image Services Update – Pre-release

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Expected release date:  Early February 2018 Our upcoming release of Landsat Image Services will include some noteworthy updates… Improvements Revised scaling.  The Top of Atmosphere (TOA) reflectance values (which range from 0 – 1 by default) will now be scaled using … Continue reading

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Firefly Recipes

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The glowtastic Firefly symbols in ArcGIS Online are lots of fun (I mean a practical and pragmatic spatial visualization mechanism for the foundational concept of geographic dependence, i.e. the proximally-diminishing influence a feature has on its surroundings). By the way, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Hacks of 2017

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“Hack”, “how-to”, whatever the handle, to me it means putting some maybe-unexpected pieces together in a somewhat-unexpected way to create something with interest. You know, ideally. Luminance Hack Ah, it’s so simple. So simple. Just use symbol layers in Pro … Continue reading

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College Football Recruitment Maps

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Did you hear about this thing that colleges have football teams now? And at the end of the year some committee decides on the four best, and they play each other? We have to support this or it might not … Continue reading

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Working With Soil Data from the Living Atlas in ArcGIS Pro

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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

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Boundary Dropshadow Mega-Hack

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I find that vector items floating above a complex basemap can sometimes be hard to see. An imagery basemap will have light patches and dark patches. So what’s a vector to do? Let’s see… Here is a layer of US … Continue reading

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Absurd Paper Maps in Pro

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Sometimes I find myself trolling Etsy for gift ideas, and I inevitably end up seeing hosts of amazing minimalist stacked paper-cut maps. Just lovely. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then feast your eyes. Naturally, being the human … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (December 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and conservation areas throughout Germany and the … Continue reading

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