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Join Data Collection Game at Australian Utility Week

Nov 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australian utility week blog events gis cloud

If you are attending Australian Utility Week, don’t miss your chance on November 30 to collect points using the Mobile Data Collection app and win GIS Cloud prizes.   As strategic sponsors of the Australian Utility Week, taking place from November 29 to November 30 in Melbourne at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, GIS...


The Future of Mapping: Semantic Maps

Nov 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  augmented reality industry self-driving cars semantic maps

The future of mapping, according to John Hanke and Brian McClendon, who basically created Google Earth, is something called a semantic map. Now, semantic mapping has very different meanings in literacy, statistics and data science; in this case a semantic map refers to “a map that continues to learn about the physical world and refine its … Continue reading "The Future of Mapping: Semantic Maps"


An Exhibitions Roundup

Nov 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps art exhibitions

Hyperallergic takes a look a the Leventhal’s current exhibition, Beneath Our Feet: Mapping the World Below, which runs until 25 February 2018. Previously: 1, 2. [Dave Smith] Exhibits from last month’s Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography (previously) remain on display at Stanford’s David Rumsey Map Center until 6 April 2018, as well as online. [WMS] … Continue reading "An Exhibitions Roundup"


New Visibility Analysis Tools in CityEngine 2017.1

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  360 3d 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing arcgis

In case you haven’t heard, we released CityEngine 2017.1 two weeks ago! We are super excited about the new features, which you can catch up on in this blog post. Today, however, we’re going to dive deep into the new … Continue reading


How to submit your story map to the Story Maps Gallery

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map tip story maps story maps gallery

The Story Maps Gallery is a curated showcase of some of the best story maps created by Esri and the user community. It features examples of good storytelling, creativity, and innovation from other story map authors. It’s a great place … Continue reading


Happy Thanksgiving

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  the industry

To everyone who celebrates this great holiday thank you for your ongoing support and Happy Thanksgiving.

The post Happy Thanksgiving appeared first on In The Scan.


The Continuing Evolution of Mapmaking

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  the arcgis book

By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Since the earliest recorded human history, maps have served to preserve and transmit geographic data by means of a visual representation. As such, they appeal to both the creative and logical aspects of our … Continue reading


2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books gift guides

Every year at about this time I post a gift guide that lists some of the noteworthy books about maps that have been published this year. If you have a map-obsessed person in your life and would like to give them something map-related—or you are a map-obsessed person and would your broad hints to have a link—this guide … Continue reading "2017 Holiday Gift Guide"


The Library of Congress Acquires the Codex Quetzalecatzin

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1500s antique maps aztec indigenous libraries

The Library of Congress has acquired the Codex Quetzalecatzin, an extremely rare 1593 Mesoamerican indigenous manuscript that depicts, using Nahuatl hieroglyphics and pre-contact illustrative conventions as well as Latin characters, the lands and genealogy of the de Leon family. John Hessler’s blog post describes the codex and helps us understand its significance. Like many Nahuatl codices … Continue reading "The Library of Congress Acquires the Codex Quetzalecatzin"


Get started with temporal data in ArcGIS – a case study of zebra mussel sightings

Nov 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis arcgis for desktop arcmap dreissena polymorpha

Are you trying to get up to speed with using temporal data in ArcGIS? In this set of lessons, you'll learn how to manage, analyze, and map temporal data in ArcGIS for Desktop. Continue reading


Join Data Collection Game at Australian Utility Week

Nov 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australian utility week blog events gis cloud

If you are attending Australian Utility Week, don’t miss your chance on November 30 to collect points using the Mobile Data Collection app and win GIS Cloud prizes.   As strategic sponsors of the Australian Utility Week, taking place from November 29 to November 30 in Melbourne at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, GIS...


The Future of Mapping: Semantic Maps

Nov 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  augmented reality industry self-driving cars semantic maps

The future of mapping, according to John Hanke and Brian McClendon, who basically created Google Earth, is something called a semantic map. Now, semantic mapping has very different meanings in literacy, statistics and data science; in this case a semantic map refers to “a map that continues to learn about the physical world and refine its … Continue reading "The Future of Mapping: Semantic Maps"


An Exhibitions Roundup

Nov 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps art exhibitions

Hyperallergic takes a look a the Leventhal’s current exhibition, Beneath Our Feet: Mapping the World Below, which runs until 25 February 2018. Previously: 1, 2. [Dave Smith] Exhibits from last month’s Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography (previously) remain on display at Stanford’s David Rumsey Map Center until 6 April 2018, as well as online. [WMS] … Continue reading "An Exhibitions Roundup"


New Visibility Analysis Tools in CityEngine 2017.1

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  360 3d 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing arcgis

In case you haven’t heard, we released CityEngine 2017.1 two weeks ago! We are super excited about the new features, which you can catch up on in this blog post. Today, however, we’re going to dive deep into the new … Continue reading


How to submit your story map to the Story Maps Gallery

Nov 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map tip story maps story maps gallery

The Story Maps Gallery is a curated showcase of some of the best story maps created by Esri and the user community. It features examples of good storytelling, creativity, and innovation from other story map authors. It’s a great place … Continue reading