GIS News

Spatial Analyst in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.5

Feb 25 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis 10.5 raster analysis spatial analyst

ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 has been available for download for a while now. In this release we’ve brought over some new tools that first appeared in ArcGIS Pro, but we’ve also improved performance in several key areas. Read on to find … Continue reading


Esri Receives Youth Environmental Science Award

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  academic arcgis award community development education

At Esri’s 2017 Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C., Esri President Jack Dangermond received a small medal for having made a big difference, and two local organizations were very happy. The Youth Environmental Science (“YES”) Award is given annually by … Continue reading


February 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Now Available!

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online cartographic design living atlas living atlas community webinar living atlas of the world

The recording of the February 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar is now available! In this webinar, Jim Herries, Lisa Berry, and Jennifer Bell of Esri’s ArcGIS Content Team presented Esri’s latest SmartMapping techniques and showed how you can use them with Living Atlas layers … Continue reading


Google Sues Uber Over Lidar IP

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles

Google parent Alphabet’s Waymo business unit filed a lawsuit claiming that a former employee of Google stole some 14,000 files concerning their lidar-based self-driving navigation system. They claim the former Google employee and founder of Otto, the self driving trucking … Continue reading

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Post-Brexit EU Map Shows Independent Scotland

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  brexit eu europe scotland uk

A new post-Brexit map of the European Union shows Scotland as an EU member separate and independent from a rump “United Kingdom of England, Wales and Northern Ireland,” which is coloured like other non-EU members. Commissioned by Interkart and produced by XYZ Maps, the 119 × 84 cm wall map costs £24/40€. Interkart, XYZ Maps. [WMS]


Drone Revolution eBook

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  airborne lidar autonomous vehicles uas uavs

Note – This information is being provided by Aerial Services, Inc. Free Drones Revolution eBook! This eBook is a compilation of articles written by Mike Tully, President & CEO of Aerial Services, Inc., over the last two years about drones … Continue reading

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Impervious Surface Mapping using Pro 1.4 – Part 1: Georeferencing

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro classification control points error analysis

ArcGIS Pro combines powerful image processing, analysis and visualization capabilities with a practical user interface to enable efficient project workflows.  The Imagery tab is the home for image processing workflows and tasks, such as georeferencing and image classification. The goal … Continue reading


Step by step guide to complete your first drone mapping project

Feb 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  datamapper drone mapping drones featured precisionhawk

So you’ve heard about drone mapping, and you want to try it yourself, but you don’t know how to start. This step by step guide will help you do the first step. Basic level drone mapping is easier than you think. In fact, if you own one of the popular models of DJI Phantom 3, […]

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Content for the Planet Comes to Life with Redesigned Living Atlas Website

Feb 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps arcgis online arcgis pro

Discovery and Contribution is now effortless The redesigned Living Atlas of the World website has been released. The goals of the redesign were to make it easier to discover Living Atlas content and contribute items to the Living Atlas. The … Continue reading


Gaining Local Insight for Business

Feb 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  arcgis demography gis industry focus location analysis

Many businesses have gleaned great returns by looking at operations through the lens of geographic science. The largest wins take on mythical status, as the impacts can be so profound that users want to keep the secret behind these rewards … Continue reading


Spatial Analyst in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.5

Feb 25 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis 10.5 raster analysis spatial analyst

ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 has been available for download for a while now. In this release we’ve brought over some new tools that first appeared in ArcGIS Pro, but we’ve also improved performance in several key areas. Read on to find … Continue reading


Esri Receives Youth Environmental Science Award

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  academic arcgis award community development education

At Esri’s 2017 Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C., Esri President Jack Dangermond received a small medal for having made a big difference, and two local organizations were very happy. The Youth Environmental Science (“YES”) Award is given annually by … Continue reading


February 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Now Available!

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online cartographic design living atlas living atlas community webinar living atlas of the world

The recording of the February 2017 Living Atlas Community Webinar is now available! In this webinar, Jim Herries, Lisa Berry, and Jennifer Bell of Esri’s ArcGIS Content Team presented Esri’s latest SmartMapping techniques and showed how you can use them with Living Atlas layers … Continue reading


Google Sues Uber Over Lidar IP

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles

Google parent Alphabet’s Waymo business unit filed a lawsuit claiming that a former employee of Google stole some 14,000 files concerning their lidar-based self-driving navigation system. They claim the former Google employee and founder of Otto, the self driving trucking … Continue reading

The post Google Sues Uber Over Lidar IP appeared first on In The Scan.


Post-Brexit EU Map Shows Independent Scotland

Feb 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  brexit eu europe scotland uk

A new post-Brexit map of the European Union shows Scotland as an EU member separate and independent from a rump “United Kingdom of England, Wales and Northern Ireland,” which is coloured like other non-EU members. Commissioned by Interkart and produced by XYZ Maps, the 119 × 84 cm wall map costs £24/40€. Interkart, XYZ Maps. [WMS]