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What’s new in ArcGIS Pro 1.4 (Esri internal video)

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro whats new arcgis pro 1.4

This past December, representatives of the ArcGIS Pro development team were tasked with recording 30-second videos demonstrating highlights of what they created in ArcGIS Pro 1.4. The short videos would be assembled into a longer video for internal use. The … Continue reading


This Weekend: Miami International Map Fair

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  map collecting map fairs

The Miami International Map Fair takes place this weekend at HistoryMiami Museum. Local website The New Tropic has more, including some of the maps on display. [WMS] Previously: History of the Miami Map Fair.


William Smith’s Geological Maps Online

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1800s antique maps geology uk web mapping

William Smith’s 19th-century geological maps of Britain are now available online via an interactive map interface. [Maps Mania]


Beer vs Wine

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis online arcgis pro arcmap cartographic design

The beer/wine topic was a trap! To get us thinking about value-by-alpha. But now you’re here, and you might be like, well, I might as well read about value-by-alpha while I look at booze maps. {Would you like to read … Continue reading


Oxford: Mapping the City

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps books oxford uk

Geographical magazine reviews Daniel MacCannell’s Oxford: Mapping the City (Birlinn, December 2016). “The increasing detail and vibrancy of the maps gathered here show a parallel development—that of the city and of cartography itself—but what really gives life to the collection are the idiosyncrasies on offer.”


RSGS Playground Map Project

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  education playgrounds rsgs schools scotland

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society’s Playground Map Project has been around since 2011; its aim is to provide a painted six-by-eight-metre world map to every school in Scotland that has playground space for one. [NLS Maps]


Creating basemaps using layers

Feb 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online basemaps

Using the map viewer you can add any layer and use it as a basemap, and can combine multiple layers together to create a visually appealing and unique look. For example, you may want to use a layer that includes … Continue reading


GIS In Tourism – Building an Interactive Map of the Island of Šolta

Feb 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  gis gis cloud

Tourist maps are one of the most widespread uses of GIS and online mapping, that is accessible and useful for a wide variety of people. Knowing that Tourism is one of the crucial industries to many communities around the world, having an interactive map with all the information necessary for tourists is of great use […]

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Geospatial Predictions for 2017 from Boundless CEO, Andy Dearing

Feb 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  analytics boundless citizen science climate change cloud

As I wrote last year, 80 percent of all business data contains a location component, yet most organizations are not using it or don’t know how. Boundless’ open, cloud-based and highly scalable platform, allows developers to deploy an entire scalable GIS infrastructure with just one line of code, and analysts can visualize all of their geospatial […]


Webinar Recording: Why Become GIS Cloud Partner?

Feb 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog gis cloud partners program webinar webinar recording

Last week, we held “Why Become GIS Cloud Partner?” webinar, with a goal to offer insights into the benefits of the GIS Cloud Partners program.   The webinar recording is now available online, accessible via the form below. So, if you are interested in learning more about GIS Cloud Partners program, this is a perfect...