Tag: Story Maps

Depicting journeys in Story Map Cascade

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Whenever I return from a vacation I can’t resist the urge to document it in the form of a story map. Last summer my family and I spent a week on the Isle of Arran in western Scotland. It took … Continue reading

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Making “The Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King” Story Map

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In recognition of the theme of the 2017 Geography Awareness Week—the geography of civil rights movements—and because I wanted to further experiment with what our Story Maps team calls “cartobiographies”—we recently compiled a story on the life of Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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Making the “New UNESCO World Heritage Sites” Story Map

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What are the most culturally, historically, and scientifically significant places on earth? It’s a difficult, if not impossible, question to answer. But for the past 45 years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization—commonly known as UNESCO—has striven to … Continue reading

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Oral History Mapping with ArcGIS Online

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This is a guest post by Sam Raby. A freelance mapmaker, Sam created Placing Oral Histories under contract with the Esri Story Maps team.  My first attempt at creating an “oral history map” was with a project I worked on … Continue reading

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Expand What You Know: App Builders

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You’ve heard it before. You can build web apps without doing any coding. You don’t have to be a developer. You don’t have to be a designer. You don’t even have to be a map expert. So what do you … Continue reading

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The Making of the “Two Koreas” Story Map

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Public interest in North Korea is at an all-time high (or, to borrow a term from the ballistic missile lexicon, apogee), thanks in large part to the continuous flow of colorful, but frightfully bellicose, taunts from Donald Trump and Kim … Continue reading

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The Making of the “Bombing Missions of the Vietnam War” Story Map

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Over the course of the Vietnam War, the United States and its allies dropped over 7.5 million tons of bombs on Southeast Asia. But until recently, few people outside the U.S. military really knew where all these bombs fell. That … Continue reading

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Story Maps Make Great Travelogues

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In the summer of 2017 Lauren Herbine, a student at the College of William and Mary, set off from New Jersey on a cross-country road trip. Almost eight decades earlier, her grandfather had mounted a similar but somewhat more audacious … Continue reading

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Fast display of beautiful symbology in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Pro allows you to create beautiful maps with complex and interesting symbology! Here are some tips for maximizing the display performance of your maps and data in ArcGIS Online.

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Producing a Story Map in Multiple Languages

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Authors sometimes need to publish a story map in more than one language to effectively reach everyone in their intended audience. For example, employees of governments with two official languages may be required to publish content in both languages. Below … Continue reading

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