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Launch a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map story map tip story map tour story maps

Story Map Tour is one of the more popular Esri story map templates. It’s useful when you want to present a set of photos or videos along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It’s ideal for walking tours or … Continue reading


GIS Cloud at the MundoGEO#Connect Latin America 2017

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  andrea kovač blog brazil dino ravnić drone show

This year, we are proud to sponsor the MundoGEO#connect Latin America conference, taking place in São Paulo, Brazil, from 9 to 11 of May 2017.     The seventh edition of the conference hosted by MundoGEO will be held at the Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca in São Paulo, bringing together more than 3, 200...


New Google Earth will be revealed next week

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google google earth google maps

Google Earth is one the best mapping tools ever. It democratized the mapping industry and made millions of people around the world spatially aware. It has been used by urban planners, archaeologists, and the tourism industry. It made the whole world accessible with a click of a button. Exploring our planet started to be easy […]

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Visualizing data in web apps: leveraging the platform

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis arcgis api for javascript cartographic design

The ArcGIS API for JavaScript contains powerful visualization capabilities that bring your data to life on the web. Some of these include using unclassified or classified color, size, opacity, and any combination of them to visualize numbers; unique symbols for … Continue reading


Table to App – Part 2: Configure the App (Geo List)

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online

Have you ever found a table of data with some basic spatial fields like ZIP Codes or states and thought, this would be really interesting data to map? After assigning geospatial locations, have you wondered about the best way to … Continue reading


Table to App – Part 1: Create Data

Apr 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis analysis & geoprocessing arcgis online best practices configurable apps

Have you ever found a table of data with some basic spatial fields like ZIP Codes or states and thought, this would be really interesting data to map? After assigning geospatial locations, have you wondered about the best way to … Continue reading


Picturing America

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art books pictorial maps

Meanwhile, at All Over the Map, Greg Miller has a look at another professor with another book: Stephen J. Hornsby, who curated an exhibition of American pictorial maps at the Osher Map Library last year, has published a book on the subject: Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps, out last month from University of Chicago … Continue reading "Picturing America"


William Rankin Profiled

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books cartography gps

Over at the Toynbee Prize Foundation’s Global History Forum, Timothy Nunan has a long article about Yale history of science professor William Rankin, author of last year’s After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century (book website, publisher, Amazon, iBooks) and the themes—the shifting relationship between map and territory, for example—addressed by that … Continue reading "William Rankin Profiled"


Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  education geospatial revolution online instruction

In late 2010 and early 2011, the Geospatial Revolution Project explored the use and impact of digital mapping through multimedia educational materials and a series of web videos. An associated online course, “Maps and the Geospatial Revolution,” launched in 2013 as a MOOC (massive open online course) via Coursera; more than 100,000 students signed up for it. … Continue reading "Maps and the Geospatial Revolution"


This world map pin-points 1,200 songs right where they should be

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps

Another map to be added to my print maps collection. Designers from Londyn-based studio Dorothy created a really cool map titled the “World Song Map”. It looks like a classic world map with song titles instead of place names. The designers did a huge work to cathegorize and geotag over 1,200 song titles. From the […]

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