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Webinar Recording: GIS for Tree Inventory and Inspection

Mar 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog gis gis cloud tree inventory and inspection webinar

Dear GIS Cloud Community, We are pleased to share the recording of our last week’s webinar “GIS Cloud for Tree Inventory and Inspection.” In case you missed the webinar, or you want to rewatch it and share with your team, fill in the form at the end of this post and access the recording. The...


Kaspersky is mapping how the life on Earth will look like in 2050

Mar 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps

The cybersecurity firm – Kaspersky Lab created an interesting project called Earth 2050 for their 20th birthday. The goal is to map how the life on our planet will look like in the future. The project accumulates predictions about social and technological developments for the upcoming 30 years. Everything is served on the futuristic looking […]

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EmberConf 2017

Mar 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  ember emberconf javascript

I’m in Portland, OR again! This is my second EmberConf and I’m looking forward to some cool stuff this year. There’s a few Ember projects at Esri right now, Operations Dashboard Workforce Web App Open Data I’m sure there’s some other stuff going on too. I’ve talked a bit about using Ember with the ArcGIS...

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New Aspect-Slope Raster Function Now Available

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro arcmap aspect aspect-slope cartographic design

Use a newly available Aspect-Slope Raster Function that can be downloaded from Esri's GitHub repository for raster functions to quickly and easily create an aspect-slope map from raster elevation data. Continue reading


An introduction to hosting your own Story Map

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online developer story maps story maps developers' corner

Esri Story Maps are open source. This means you can download the code for any of the Story Map apps from GitHub, host it on your own server, and even customize it. While the needs of most story map authors … Continue reading


The Peters Map Is Fighting the Last War

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  cartography education gall-peters projection map projections mercator

News of Boston public schools’ decision to go with the Peters projection has gone viral over the past week, and my teeth have not stopped itching. Largely because this is very much old news: Arno Peters began promoting “his” projection 44 years ago, and the Peters map has been making the rounds in certain circles ever since then. This is not … Continue reading "The Peters Map Is Fighting the Last War"


GIS Cloud Showcased at the Locate 17 in Australia

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australia and new zealand blog events gis cloud graeme martin

  Spatial Vision, GIS Cloud Partners for Australia and New Zealand, will showcase GIS Cloud at the Locate 17 conference in Australia. The Conference will be held from 3rd to 6th of April 2017 at the new International Conference Centre Sydney. This year, the conference is joined with the 10th International Symposium on Digital Earth....


Book Roundup for March 2017

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  ancient rome art books cartography history

Out this month: the English translation of Andrea Carandini’s massive two-volume, 1300-page Atlas of Ancient Rome (Princeton University Press), which “provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.” See the book’s website. [Amazon] Other books seeing publication this month: Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps by … Continue reading "Book Roundup for March 2017"


Restored Chimney Map Goes on Display

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1600s antique maps conservation exhibitions libraries

A 17th-century map by Gerald Valck found stuffed up a chimney has now, following painstaking restoration work (see previous entry), been put on display at the National Library of Scotland’s George VI Bridge building in Edinburgh until 17 April. News coverage: The Art Newspaper, The National. [John Overholt, Tony Campbell]


Take advantage of the JavaScript symbol playground

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis api for javascript jsapi4 playground

The 4.3 release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduced an app called the Symbol Playground. Its purpose is to provide an environment where you can design 2D or 3D symbols with a simple user interface, copy the code used … Continue reading