Tag: Story Maps

What’s New in Story Maps (November 2015)

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Story Maps enable you to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. They combine web maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia using an interactive builder; choose from a variety of configurable apps. Story Maps were recently updated, … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Imagery Change Detection

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Imagery is essential to understanding environmental change. Today, imagery is becoming even more valuable as new methodologies emerge to minimize change detection errors from sensor and seasonal variations that cloud our understanding of true change on the ground. A recent … Continue reading

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What’s New on the Story Maps Website (October 2015)

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The Esri Story Maps website has been updated to make it faster and easier for you to start making story maps! Creating stories is now easier There’s a new Create Story wizard that lets you pick one of the hosted … Continue reading

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5 New Ways to View Transit

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Who are the people served by your city’s transit system? And who isn’t, but should be? How does transit change throughout the day? And what is the best way to analyze service areas? As urban areas are investing more time, … Continue reading

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Something worth causing a scene about: 8 new scenes for you to explore

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We’ve come a long way from Gutenberg’s printing press. Communicating your message is easier and faster today than at any point in history. Within minutes, you can publish a blog or build a website. Also within minutes, you can make … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum, November 4-6 at the Esri Conference Center in Redlands, CA, USA, is now taking early registrations, as well as contributions to all sessions. Please note the following deadlines: … Continue reading

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Create a Story Map Tour from a Google Sheet

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It’s easy to create a Story Map Tour of your own photos from Flickr, Picasa, or Facebook, but you can also create a Map Tour from a CSV file. A CSV is a simple text file that stores information in a … Continue reading

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How to make a time-aware Story Map

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A new ArcGIS Online configurable app was released in July 2015 that provides an updated experience for sharing time-enabled maps. The Time Aware app looks and works great on its own, but it also provides a way to add time-enabled … Continue reading

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Doing more with Vimeo in your Story Map Tour

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In a previous post we detailed how to add Vimeo videos to your Story Map Tour directly from the Vimeo website. This post details how to add videos that leverage Vimeo’s autoplay and looping by using URLs obtained via the … Continue reading

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Add layers to your Story Map Tour

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People often ask if they can add layers to a Story Map Tour, and the answer is “Absolutely!” Here are a few nice examples of this from Pennsylvannia Wilds, the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, and the National Parks Service. This next example … Continue reading

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