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Visualizing Time in ArcGIS: Prepare Data in ArcGIS Pro

This is the first post in a three-part series on visualizing and sharing temporal data using ArcGIS. In this post, learn how to add data to ArcGIS Pro, prepare it for visualization, and share it to ArcGIS Online.  

This blog’s most popular post ever is about visualizing temporal data on a map. The ArcMap workflow described in that post is still valid. Five and a half years later, though, we have a tightly integrated platform and new options. An exciting new desktop app. Easy ways to share GIS-driven insights with a wide audience.

It’s time to give that post a modern refresh. We’ll use the same scenario as the original post: piracy incidents in and around the Gulf of Aden.  Continue reading

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Mapping Time in ArcGIS 10

One of the features of ArcGIS 10.x is the ability to “time-enable” your data in ArcMap. Visualizing how data changes over time provides opportunities for powerful, more in-depth analysis. If you’re using ArcGIS 9.3, you can visualize temporal change by creating an animation. You can still create animations at version 10, but there’s an easy alternative as well.

The example below shows how to visualize piracy-related incidents that occurred between March, 2007 and February, 2009 in and around the Gulf of Aden. Continue reading

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