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Announcing the Winners of Esri’s New Global Content Challenge

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  arcgis content citizen engagement climate science community development dawn wright

Esri’s new Global Content Challenge contest, engaging students all over the world, is proud to announce the winners! With the power of Esri content at their disposal, students told their own compelling scientific stories using the Esri Story Map Journal … Continue reading

Looking Ahead

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  2017 business development sensors software the industry

Ryan Hacker, industry veteran and the President of TruePoint Laser Scanning, LLC with the help of his team publishes an informative, quarterly industry eNewsletter. We decided to provide this as a guest In the Scan blog post. Let me know … Continue reading

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Case load brings recognition to EPA lawyer

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  #cleanwaterrules aging water infrastructure clean water act epa's new england wastewater management

By Amy Miller Attorney Jeff Kopf was called to the deputy administrator’s office to talk about cases he had settled with towns or companies who had violated environmental laws. Getting called to the boss’s office is not an every day occurrence for a lawyer in EPA New England’s office, so he wondered why these cases(...)

EPA is Ready to Launch New Water Finance Program

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  clean water drinking water epa connect stormwater wastewater

By Joel Beauvais There’s a lot of discussion right now about the need to reinvest in America’s infrastructure, and there’s no question that our aging water infrastructure needs to be at the top of the list. EPA’s surveys of communities across the country show that the U.S. needs about $660 billion in investments for drinking water, wastewater,(...)

Asia Pacific maps are now available for Navigator for ArcGIS!

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis online asia pacific map coverage mobile

Navigator for ArcGIS now includes 20 new maps of Asia Pacific at the country and state levels: 13 new country maps for Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam 7 new … Continue reading

Planting the Seeds of Innovation: EPA Awards Contracts to 13 Small Businesses to Support Environmental Research

Dec 06 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  it all starts with science small business innovation research

By Jim Johnson We’ve all heard stories of how some of today’s biggest and most lucrative companies got their start in someone’s garage. With little more than the seeds of an idea and a passion to innovate, these small businesses grew to be classic examples of the American dream in action. EPA is taking steps(...)

Six Months of Drought in the American Southeast

Dec 06 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro bi-variate bivariate cartographic design

Wildfires, which started in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the end of November, recently spread north into Gatlinburg, TN. Normally, prescribed burns, to reduce the forest understory’s accumulating fire fuel and maintain the natural cycle of fire in … Continue reading

Final Reminder—Live Feeds from Technical Marketing will be Retired on December 31, 2016

Dec 06 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis content arcgis online disaster response emergency management live feeds

Over the past year, we have been migrating the live feeds, provided by Esri Tech Marketing (, to ArcGIS Online.  All of these feeds are now part of the Living Atlas collection under the “Earth Observations” category.  As we have … Continue reading

Review: Treasures from the Map Room

Dec 06 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps bodleian bodleian library book reviews books

If all maps must necessarily be selective, choosing what to show and what to leave out, surely map books must do the same. That thought came to mind as I perused Treasures from the Map Room—no relation—a book that presents maps from Oxford University’s Bodleian Library, collected and curated by the Bodleian Map Room’s senior library assistant, Debbie Hall. … Continue reading "Review: Treasures from the Map Room"

EPA’s Successful Emergency Response in Vineland, NJ

Dec 06 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  anhydrous ammonia emergency response greening the apple south jersey ice vineland new jersey

By Barbara Pualani The end of the year is typically a time for reflection – when we think back on the events of the past year and shape our plan for the year to come. When I think back on EPA accomplishments of 2016, one of the first accomplishments that comes to mind is South(...)