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Creating and Conducting Guest Presentations for Students

Jun 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Education Community under tags  education export guest presentations

A question that is raised frequently on blogs, forums, and listservs is from professionals who are asked to conduct a presentation for a group of students, in a colloquium, after-school program, or in a primary, secondary, or university level classroom. … Continue reading


Exploring Data Using Cartograms within ArcGIS Desktop

Jun 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Education Community under tags  cartograms export

Cartograms, because they distort our normal view of things, are wonderfully rich research and teaching tools. A distance cartogram shows relative travel times and directions within a network. An area cartogram is a map in which some variable is used … Continue reading


Can GIS analysis make our roads safer?

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d analysis analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro brevard county

Check out this case study Story Map showing spatial and temporal analyses of crash data in Brevard County, Florida.  It begins with a simple space-time trend analysis and displays the results in 3D.  The workflow is then refined to analyze … Continue reading


What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (June 2017)

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing application builder apps arcgis online defense

Checkout our new product logo? Pretty snazzy eh? The new icon reflects the idea of a moving gear, the 3 shapes that surround the central white hexagon gives a sense of rotational movement and their protruding ends appear to extend … Continue reading


2010 Census Data Now Available in the Living Atlas

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2010 census arcgis online arcgis pro census census bureau

You can now easily map 2010 Census demographic data from the Living Atlas of the World. These services can be used to create multi-geography demographic stories that help us understand the human population regionally, and locally. There are four services … Continue reading


Get the inside scoop on imagery and lidar events at the 2017 Esri UC

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 uc 2017 user conference 3d 3d gis esri user conference

Imagery and lidar are an indispensable part of your GIS. From background imagery to change detection to feature extraction and more, imagery and lidar are transforming the geospatial world. At the Esri Imaging & Mapping Forum (Saturday, July 8 – … Continue reading


Must have Drone Apps for every Drone Pilot

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  airmap apps best drone apps dji drone app

The utility of Drones has evolved from scientific purpose to commercial purpose, augmenting its interference with commoners day by day. Drones are being used right from surveillance to door delivery. The market for commercial/civilian drones will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19% between 2015 and 2020, compared with 5% growth on […]

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Propel Productivity to the Next Level with Raster Analytics

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis enterprise arcgis pro arcgis server aws cloudformation

Imagery can add valuable information and context to a wide array of GIS projects. For example, you can detect impervious surfaces for storm water management, map and manage riparian corridors, or track what’s changing in your county. Sometimes, though, incorporating … Continue reading


What’s New with ArcGIS for Electric, Emergency Management, Gas, Local Government, State Government, Telecommunications and Water (June 2017)

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  application configurations arcgis for electric arcgis for emergency management arcgis for gas arcgis for local government

During the June 2017 ArcGIS Solutions Release 19 new Solution Products were added to ArcGIS, 26 Solution Products were updated and 22 changed lifecycle phase. New Solution Products Demolition Tracker enables the public to track building demolitions and understand associated … Continue reading


What’s New in Story Maps (June 2017)

Jun 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online june 2017 release story map cascade story map shortlist story maps

Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online was recently updated with many new features and enhancements. For … Continue reading