GIS News

How To Make the Map on the ArcGIS Book

Jul 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro cartographic design cartography how to?

If you haven’t checked out the new ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas About Applying the Science of Where I think you ought to. It’s a multi-format extravaganza of the how and why of spatial science. In that spirit, wouldn’t you … Continue reading


Mapping the August 2017 Solar Eclipse

Jul 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  astronomy eclipse eclipses

Eclipse maps—maps that show the path of solar eclipses across the surface of the Earth—are very much a thing. As I wrote in my first blog post about eclipse maps back in 2010, “These maps are vital to eclipse chasers, who spend vast sums travelling to places where they can see one, and those slightly … Continue reading "Mapping the August 2017 Solar Eclipse"


The Cartographer’s Daughter

Jul 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books fantasy maps and literature

Noting for future reference: The Cartographer’s Daughter, a middle grade novel by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, came out last November from Knopf. “[W]hen a series of mysterious events shakes the community, it’s Isabella—daughter to the island’s only mapmaker—who will lead a party of explorers into the forest in search of answers.”


Survey123 for ArcGIS 2.3 is now available

Jul 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps appstydio arcgis online collector explorer

[Original source: Survey123 for ArcGIS GeoNet Group] . We are pleased to announce the availability of Survey123 for ArcGIS 2.3 across all supported platforms. This update is for the most part a maintenance release but it introduces a handful of … Continue reading


Creating Professional Infographics Made Easy

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis online bao best practices business analyst

One of the most popular and powerful features of Business Analyst Web App (BA Web) is infographic summaries. I frequently use custom infographics in BA Web to create compelling visual presentations and comparisons of data that is often hard to … Continue reading


Workforce for ArcGIS Supports ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1!

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis enterprise arcgis enterprise 10.5.1 esri apps mobile

We are excited to announce that Workforce for ArcGIS is now fully supported with ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1! Workforce is a stand-alone setup that you will need to download from the MyEsri website. Once you sign in to MyEsri, navigate to … Continue reading


Orbit Logic Announces Cloud-Based Collection Planning & Analysis Workstation Software

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  analytics cloud data geospatial gis

Orbit Logic announced recently that they have released a new version of their Collection Planning & Analysis Workstation (CPAW) software with enhanced constellation collection planning optimization. A mission planning and scheduling software for imaging satellite operations, CPAW is deployed operationally on multiple commercial and government programs. specializes in mission planning and scheduling solutions for aerospace […]


Risks from Colorado’s Natural Gas Storage and Transmission Systems

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles co colorado data and analysis explosion

Worst Case Scenario A house exploding from a natural gas leak sounds straight out of a 19th century period drama, but this tragedy just recently occurred in Firestone, Colorado. How could this happen in 2017? We have seen pictures and read reports of blowouts and explosions at well sites, and know of the fight against big […]

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ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data excel

Recently Mark Stoakes and Tia McKillop hosted a fantastic webinar on using FME to process Excel data. Stephanie and I have taken the topics they covered – appending and merging worksheets, manipulating structures, analytics and reporting – and wrapped them up into a free ebook for you to reference whenever you’re working with FME and […]

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What’s New in Basemaps (July 2017)

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design

Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 27 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Australia, Denmark, and the United … Continue reading


Workforce for ArcGIS Supports ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1!

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis enterprise arcgis enterprise 10.5.1 esri apps mobile

We are excited to announce that Workforce for ArcGIS is now fully supported with ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1! Workforce is a stand-alone setup that you will need to download from the MyEsri website. Once you sign in to MyEsri, navigate to … Continue reading


Orbit Logic Announces Cloud-Based Collection Planning & Analysis Workstation Software

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  analytics cloud data geospatial gis

Orbit Logic announced recently that they have released a new version of their Collection Planning & Analysis Workstation (CPAW) software with enhanced constellation collection planning optimization. A mission planning and scheduling software for imaging satellite operations, CPAW is deployed operationally on multiple commercial and government programs. specializes in mission planning and scheduling solutions for aerospace […]


Risks from Colorado’s Natural Gas Storage and Transmission Systems

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles co colorado data and analysis explosion

Worst Case Scenario A house exploding from a natural gas leak sounds straight out of a 19th century period drama, but this tragedy just recently occurred in Firestone, Colorado. How could this happen in 2017? We have seen pictures and read reports of blowouts and explosions at well sites, and know of the fight against big […]

The post Risks from Colorado’s Natural Gas Storage and Transmission Systems appeared first on FracTracker Alliance.


ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data excel

Recently Mark Stoakes and Tia McKillop hosted a fantastic webinar on using FME to process Excel data. Stephanie and I have taken the topics they covered – appending and merging worksheets, manipulating structures, analytics and reporting – and wrapped them up into a free ebook for you to reference whenever you’re working with FME and […]

The post ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME appeared first on Safe Software Blog.


What’s New in Basemaps (July 2017)

Jul 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design

Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 27 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Australia, Denmark, and the United … Continue reading