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Esri Land Cover Layers Latest Updates

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  esri_landscape hydro june 2017 release national government nlcd

The following Land Cover Layers were released last week to the Living Atlas of the World: NEW LAYERS USA NLCD Land Cover 2006 USA NLCD Land Cover 2011 USA NLCD Land Cover Change 2006-2011 USA NLCD Impervious Surface 2011 USA NLCD … Continue reading


What’s New in Community Analyst (June 2017)

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  acs acs data apps community analyst demographic data; esri data

The June update of Community Analyst is here. This update includes Esri’s 2017/2022 estimates and projections for the U.S. and several new features and enhancements. Here are the key highlights: Access 2017/2022 US Demographics and Updates to Global Data Up-to-date … Continue reading


Observatory Books’s Stock Inventoried

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  alaska collecting industry map stores

If you were wondering what happened to Observatory Books’s inventory after it closed its doors last November, the Juneau Empire has the story: it took more than three months for historian Patti David to sift through “every map cabinet and stack of paper in every corner of the bookstore”; the store’s collection of Alaskana will be … Continue reading "Observatory Books’s Stock Inventoried"


Franklin Expedition’s Secret Map Available via Access to Information

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  arctic canada history shipwrecks

To deter looters, the locations of the wrecks of the Franklin expedition are a closely guarded secret. Except for one thing: a map showing the precise location of the wreck of the HMS Terror can be had via an access-to-information request. Two such requests have been made already.


What’s New in GeoPlanner (June 2017)

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis alternatives analysis & geoprocessing apps

Our next update to GeoPlanner for ArcGIS will occur in conjunction with ArcGIS Online at the end of June 2017. This is going to be a great update with lots of goodies to help you plan, design and test scenarios. … Continue reading


Google Earth takes students on tours guided by Nat Geo

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google earth

When Google rolled out a new version of Chrome-based Google Earth in April, one of its best selling points was a new feature called Voyager. This digital platform allowed users to take interactive tours of a location guided by ‘the world’s leading storytellers, scientists, and nonprofits,’ such as BBC Earth, NASA, and the Jane Goodall […]

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What’s New in the ArcGIS Pro 2.0 SDK

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 2.0 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers

ArcGIS Pro 2.0 is now available, and included are many new updates to the ArcGIS Pro SDK.  Information on installing the Pro SDK can be found in this ProGuide. Some of the Pro SDK update highlights include: API enhancements –  New … Continue reading


Check out GeoPlanner for ArcGIS at the 2017 Esri User Conference!

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 esri uc 2017 esri user conference 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps

You’ll have many opportunities at the 2017 Esri User Conference to learn about GeoPlanner for ArcGIS and how it can help you plan, design and test scenarios. The GeoPlanner development team will be working in the Convention Center main Expo hall … Continue reading


Satellogic raises $27M for building high-resolution earth observation satellites

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  earth observation earth observation startups geo business remote sensing satellite imagery

Satellogic, an Argentian Earth Observation company has raised $27 million during their Series B funding round led by Chinese company Tencent as the lead, backed up by São Paulo-based Pitanga, CrunchFund and others. With launch providers bringing down costs thanks to competition across the globe, it’s getting cheaper to launch microsatellites for earth observation and as a […]

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ArcGIS Pro 2.0 Has Been Released!

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro

ArcGIS Pro 2.0, Esri’s next-generation desktop GIS, has been released and is available from My Esri. Now is the perfect time to upgrade to ArcGIS Pro. ArcGIS Pro 2.0 brings more of your highly requested workflows to table, features new … Continue reading


Esri Land Cover Layers Latest Updates

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  esri_landscape hydro june 2017 release national government nlcd

The following Land Cover Layers were released last week to the Living Atlas of the World: NEW LAYERS USA NLCD Land Cover 2006 USA NLCD Land Cover 2011 USA NLCD Land Cover Change 2006-2011 USA NLCD Impervious Surface 2011 USA NLCD … Continue reading


What’s New in Community Analyst (June 2017)

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  acs acs data apps community analyst demographic data; esri data

The June update of Community Analyst is here. This update includes Esri’s 2017/2022 estimates and projections for the U.S. and several new features and enhancements. Here are the key highlights: Access 2017/2022 US Demographics and Updates to Global Data Up-to-date … Continue reading


Observatory Books’s Stock Inventoried

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  alaska collecting industry map stores

If you were wondering what happened to Observatory Books’s inventory after it closed its doors last November, the Juneau Empire has the story: it took more than three months for historian Patti David to sift through “every map cabinet and stack of paper in every corner of the bookstore”; the store’s collection of Alaskana will be … Continue reading "Observatory Books’s Stock Inventoried"


Franklin Expedition’s Secret Map Available via Access to Information

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  arctic canada history shipwrecks

To deter looters, the locations of the wrecks of the Franklin expedition are a closely guarded secret. Except for one thing: a map showing the precise location of the wreck of the HMS Terror can be had via an access-to-information request. Two such requests have been made already.


What’s New in GeoPlanner (June 2017)

Jun 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis alternatives analysis & geoprocessing apps

Our next update to GeoPlanner for ArcGIS will occur in conjunction with ArcGIS Online at the end of June 2017. This is going to be a great update with lots of goodies to help you plan, design and test scenarios. … Continue reading