Tag: Story Maps

An Ocean of Story Maps

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Last update: October 20, 2017 In a prior blog post, I mentioned that for the 2015 Esri Press research monograph Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, we encouraged the chapter authors to prepare a story map as another way to communicate their … Continue reading

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Year-End Review

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The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative maps on hundreds of topics. The Living Atlas combines reference and … Continue reading

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Quick Step Guide: Storytelling Map Tour

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Map Tours are an easy and interesting way to combine text, media (photos and videos), and and their geographic locations using an interactive map. Map Tours can be authored and published by anyone with an ArcGIS account – whether you’re … Continue reading

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Putting Your Best Story Map Forward

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Story Maps are very popular; you can view story maps created by Esri and story maps created by the user community at the Storytelling with Maps website. By implementing a few best practices you can create a great user experience, and provide … Continue reading

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Reducing Health Care Spending: Analytical Strategies

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The rising cost of health care is a serious problem.  Individuals are increasingly confronted with the impossible choice between food and rent or needed care.  Expensive health care also inflates the cost of doing business making it more and more … Continue reading

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Using the Storytelling Shortlist template

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One of the more popular storytelling with maps templates is the Shortlist, used for the Los Angeles Shortlist, DC Shortlist, Palm Springs Shortlist, San Diego Shortlist, and many others. The template is a great way to present different categorized locations … Continue reading

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Using the Storytelling Playlist template

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There are a variety of different story map templates that you can download and host from your own servers, and even a hosted, configurable version of the Map Tour template available with an ArcGIS Online subscription account. Another useful and … Continue reading

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From ArcMap to ArcGIS Online: well-prepared geographic information for the web

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Web maps are increasingly becoming the principal manner in which we publicly share our GIS stories. For many of our users, designing content within ArcMap is the best way to ensure quick authoring with the ArcGIS Online map viewer. Because … Continue reading

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The San Diego Story Map

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If you’re heading to the 2012 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, here’s  a map you just can’t do without. It’s an interactive guide to San Diego produced by Esri’s Lee Bock, in collaboration with Rupert Essinger (whose San Diego … Continue reading

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