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Finding Value(s) in our Stories and Waters

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  habitat conference our planet, our home urban waters urban waters federal partnership urban waters program

By Emily Simonson I’ve never had so many people wanting to talk to me in my life than I did while working the USA booth at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador. Drawn in by the flag towards the outside of our booth space, people browsed the EPA materials on the Urban Waters Federal(...)


Top 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  best blog content in 2016 blog challenges of drone mapping drone mapping gis

2016 was eventful: many great new projects and releases were introduced. We also explored utilizing GIS in different industries such as drone mapping, utilities, road infrastructure and others. The content that attracted most visits and interest in 2016 were our posts dedicated to GIS in drone mapping, GIS Day Contest competition and projects, use cases,...


Keeping Up Our Great Lakes Momentum

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air clean water climate change epa connect great lakes

We as people will always need clean water. With more than 90 percent of the nation’s fresh surface water, few if any places tell the story of the need for and work to protect public health as it relates to fresh water than the Great Lakes. We started down this trail together by calling for a “new standard of(...)


3D at Esri: 2016 in Review

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis app developers arcgis earth arcgis for server

In 2015, the team at Esri started to roll out 3D capability across the ArcGIS platform. That effort laid the groundwork for an incredible 2016 in which we’re seeing 3D used in all flavors of Esri customer environments and domains.  … Continue reading


3 trends that will shape Geo Industry in 2017 according to Jan Erik Solem, CEO of Mapillary

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geotrends geotrends2017 mapillary

What we’re seeing now is that automotive companies are becoming major players in the mapping ecosystem and are shaking up the industry. It’s a time of rapid innovation, which will motivate some of the predicted trends below. Automotive mapping takes off: The automotive industry has huge momentum right now and will continue to be a […]

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What’s Coming in the ArcGIS Pro 1.4 SDK

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 3d gis app developers arcgis pro arcgis pro 1.4

ArcGIS Pro 1.4 will soon be released with new updates to the Pro SDK.  Some of the new SDK additions will include: Configurations – a brand new add-in pattern and template which allows you to customize your Pro UI/UX at … Continue reading


What’s New with ArcGIS for Defense – December 2016

Jan 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis for defense defense national security predictive analysis solutions

During the December 2016 ArcGIS Solutions Release there were 3 new Solution Products added to ArcGIS, 3 Solution Products were updated and 23 had product lifecycle changes. New Solution Products Gridded Reference Graphic widget enables users to create grids for … Continue reading


Drones are keys to our future and here is why

Jan 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones

I have always liked sci-fi movies. Every time I saw robots I always thought it would be nice to live in such times, in where each of us can benefit from their services. Today, I can say that drones are the closest to fulfill this vision. In the past few years, their capabilities have grown very […]

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Pipeline Under Debate in Louisiana Bayou

Jan 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles bayou bridge pipeline crude oil data and analysis la

The 30-inch Bayou Bridge Pipeline began operations in April of 2016, with a short leg of pipeline that ran from Nederland, Texas to refineries in Lake Charles, Louisiana. But this 60-mile long pipeline, operated by Sunoco Logistics Partners, was just the first step in a much lengthier, and more controversial, 24-inch diameter pipeline project (jointly […]

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LEDs burning brighter than ever this season

Jan 03 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  energy conservation epa's new england holiday lights led lighting

By Amy Miller During the days after Christmas, after the toys, books and clothes are unwrapped and the turkey has been eaten, my family likes to cruise through nearby communities and gaze – well OK, pass judgment — on all the beautiful holiday lights. Good one, my husband might exclaim. Cool, my son will add. Tacky,(...)