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An Application Guide for Generating an Enhanced Forest Inventory

Dec 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  airborne lidar environmental forestry government remote sensing

Press Release – Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) data enables the accurate three-dimensional characterization of vertical forest structure. ALS data have proven to be an information-rich asset for forest managers, enabling the generation of highly detailed digital elevation models and the … Continue reading

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Innovate to Educate – GIS Cloud Workshop for Geography Students

Dec 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog education events gis gis cloud

There is no better way to raise awareness of geo-technologies today than by celebrating the International GIS Day on November 15th with geography students at the University of Zagreb.   During Geography Awareness Week, we had yet another opportunity to work with geography students and welcome them into the world of geo-technologies. For a GIS...


Absurd Paper Maps in Pro

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro cartographic design cartography how to? hydro

Sometimes I find myself trolling Etsy for gift ideas, and I inevitably end up seeing hosts of amazing minimalist stacked paper-cut maps. Just lovely. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then feast your eyes. Naturally, being the human … Continue reading


Other Gift Guides, 2017 Edition

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  gift guides

If The Map Room’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide still leaves you wanting for ideas (and the additional books in the Map Books of 2017 page don’t do it either)—maybe you just want to give something that isn’t a book—here are some other map related gift guides. James Cheshire’s Ultimate Gift List for Map Lovers, which … Continue reading "Other Gift Guides, 2017 Edition"


Podcast: Automating Data for Smart Cities

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data automation internet of things iot podcast

A “smart city” is one that gathers data from digital sources, like sensors, cameras, energy meters, and other devices, and uses this to manage resources and make decisions. All of this real-time data then needs to be integrated, analyzed, and often shared in an online portal or app. In this week’s podcast (the final of the season), @mapgirll and I […]

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Scalable hosted feature layers in ArcGIS Online: Tile queries and response caching

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online caching december 2017 release feature layers hosted feature layer

Background Hosted feature layers come in all shapes and sizes; some start off big, some grow over time as data is updated. Regardless of their origins, it’s important that datasets remain performant, which brings me to the topic of today’s … Continue reading


Map shows how much sooner you’ll die because of air pollution

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  air pollution featured maps

Air pollution is bad for your health. But you already knew that. What you probably didn’t know is that there’s a map out there which will tell you how many years of your life you are losing to high particulate pollution. The Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) is an interactive tool which can tell people how […]

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What’s New in Basemaps (December 2017)

Dec 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design

Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and conservation areas throughout Germany and the … Continue reading


Business Analyst Tools Coming to ArcGIS Pro 2.1

Dec 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro business analyst demographic data what's new

Greetings! We have some good news for Business Analyst users.  At the ArcGIS Pro 2.1 release we are adding four popular geoprocessing tools!  This will kick off the process of bringing more and more Business Analyst tools to Pro at … Continue reading


Waldseemüller Auction Cancelled After Experts Suspect Fakery

Dec 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1500s antique maps auctions collecting forgeries

This is a bombshell. Christie’s has cancelled its upcoming auction of a (supposedly) newly discovered copy of Waldseemüller’s globe gores. Experts found evidence suggesting that the gores were a carefully faked copy of the gores found in the James Ford Bell Library. In today’s New York Times, Michael Blanding (who wrote a book on the Forbes Smiley … Continue reading "Waldseemüller Auction Cancelled After Experts Suspect Fakery"


An Application Guide for Generating an Enhanced Forest Inventory

Dec 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  airborne lidar environmental forestry government remote sensing

Press Release – Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) data enables the accurate three-dimensional characterization of vertical forest structure. ALS data have proven to be an information-rich asset for forest managers, enabling the generation of highly detailed digital elevation models and the … Continue reading

The post An Application Guide for Generating an Enhanced Forest Inventory appeared first on In The Scan.


Innovate to Educate – GIS Cloud Workshop for Geography Students

Dec 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog education events gis gis cloud

There is no better way to raise awareness of geo-technologies today than by celebrating the International GIS Day on November 15th with geography students at the University of Zagreb.   During Geography Awareness Week, we had yet another opportunity to work with geography students and welcome them into the world of geo-technologies. For a GIS...


Absurd Paper Maps in Pro

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro cartographic design cartography how to? hydro

Sometimes I find myself trolling Etsy for gift ideas, and I inevitably end up seeing hosts of amazing minimalist stacked paper-cut maps. Just lovely. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then feast your eyes. Naturally, being the human … Continue reading


Other Gift Guides, 2017 Edition

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  gift guides

If The Map Room’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide still leaves you wanting for ideas (and the additional books in the Map Books of 2017 page don’t do it either)—maybe you just want to give something that isn’t a book—here are some other map related gift guides. James Cheshire’s Ultimate Gift List for Map Lovers, which … Continue reading "Other Gift Guides, 2017 Edition"


Podcast: Automating Data for Smart Cities

Dec 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data automation internet of things iot podcast

A “smart city” is one that gathers data from digital sources, like sensors, cameras, energy meters, and other devices, and uses this to manage resources and make decisions. All of this real-time data then needs to be integrated, analyzed, and often shared in an online portal or app. In this week’s podcast (the final of the season), @mapgirll and I […]

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