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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis arcgis online scene viewer story map tutorial story maps

A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the Scene Viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading


Tip: Minimizing the UI for scene viewer

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis arcgis online story map tip story maps

In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the Scene Viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading


Using Tags effectively

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online tip tag tagging tags

Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or is found within your organization or ArcGIS Online. There are a number of approaches to … Continue reading


Esri User Conference Highlights: ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

Amidst the excitement of the 2017 Esri User Conference, you may have missed out on an awesome opportunity to interact with senior members of the ArcGIS Pro team. At the ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion, attendees were able to get their … Continue reading


UAS Mapping Certification

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  airborne lidar certifications mapping the industry uas

The organizers of Commercial UAV Expo announced today they will host the launch of the first and only UAS Mapping Certification in the industry presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). ASPRS will be hosting a … Continue reading

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How-To: United States of Craigslist, Chalkboard Style!

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro cartographic design cartography editing

Ah the trusty old, well-worn, United States of [Thiessen Polygon] Map. But at least I was a relatively early adopter (the original version was made in…yikes!…2011). Sure, this post will show you how to make these boundaries, but more interestingly, it will … Continue reading


CityEngine 2017.0 is released!

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis arcgis earth city modeling cityengine

With the CityEngine 2017.0 release, we’ve added many cool and exciting new features, such as scenarios with customizable dashboards, Local Edits and Measure tools, enhanced CGA queries, improved import and export functionality, and all is presented with a new sleek … Continue reading


Meet the 20-year-old whose maps are an internet sensation

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  cartography featured maps

Maps were always his best companion – be it spending hours with the Geographica illustrated world atlas at the age of 3, or copying the map of mineral deposits in North America with crayons when he was only 5. Maps alone could satiate the voracious analytical appetite of Alexandr ‘Sasha’ Trubetskoy. But it wasn’t until […]

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San Francisco Map Fair

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  map collecting map fairs san francisco

A new map fair is starting up in California. The first San Francisco Map Fair will take place from 15 to 17 September 2017 at the Regency Center. It’s sponsored by the History in Your Hands Foundation, with lectures sponsored by the California Map Society. [WMS]


Mapping Frontier Massacres in Australia

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  australia colonialism conflicts frontier wars history

An online map has been launched that marks the locations of at least 150 massacres of Aboriginal populations during the frontier wars in eastern Australia between 1788 and 1872. ABC News (Australia) has more information and talks with the project lead, Prof. Lyndall Ryan of the University of Newcastle.