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Introducing Trek2There (by Esri Labs)

Dec 23 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps appstudio for arcgis collector developers

. . This blog introduces Trek2There, a new mobile app Esri Labs just published to the Google Play and iTunes app stores. You can think of this app as a smart compass that will always point to your destination.  Unlike an … Continue reading


Why do we have seasons on Earth?

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geography season

Yesterday we experienced a shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The December solstice happens every year around December, 21st. This made me want to think about why do we seasons on Earth? In theory we all know it but in practice you might want to refresh you basic geographic knowledge… We experience seasons […]

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GIS Cloud whishes you Joyful Holidays

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog cloud events gis mapping

  Dear Mapping Community, As we are wrapping up another busy and hard working year, we are excited for everything we achieved during the last twelve months, and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve been ‘cooking under the hood’. 2017 will be full of surprises for our community and we can promise some...


New CompTox Approach Targets Thyroid

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  chemical research computational toxicology endocrine disruptor screening program it all starts with science

By Michaela Burns We get exposed to chemicals everyday— either through chemicals in the environment, in our food or water, or by using consumer products such as shampoos, colognes, and perfumes.  Chemicals help these products to do their jobs—whether cleaning your body or making you smell good. Working with industry and other interest groups, EPA(...)


Air Mile Index: Visualizing a Recruitment Footprint

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro athletics cartographic design college

Soon, the people of these United States, along with interested multitudes worldwide, will find themselves in the throes of the second-ever college football playoff. Friends, family members, co-workers will find be pitted against one another in choosing their favorite. Geography … Continue reading


You Are Here!

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles compressor stations data and analysis fracking waste gas storage

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How Interesting Can a Pipe Really Be?

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  healthy waters

by Hannah Braun Your car slows to a crawl and red lights illuminate the orange construction cones ahead. “How long is this going to take,” you think to yourself in the exhausted manner that construction traffic brings to all of us.  As you pass, you notice the other lane has turned into a collapsed hole(...)


The Power of the New Project Structure in Business Analyst

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

With the December 2016 release of the Business Analyst (BA) web app, we introduced a projects-based content management structure which is a new and effective way of storing, organizing, and sharing your content. Though projects might present a little bit … Continue reading


What’s new in Survey123 for ArcGIS 1.10

Dec 22 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis enterprise arcgis online local government mobile

[Source: Survey123 for ArcGIS Blog in GeoNet] . We are pleased to share with you our 11th update in 2016, and the last one for this year. In this occasion we dedicate the release to the International Human Solidarity Day, … Continue reading


Creative Ways to Cut Your Holiday Waste

Dec 21 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  big blue thread compostable energy effciency epa holiday tips recycle

By Grace Doran and Jessica Kidwell Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, American household waste increases by more than 25 percent. Trash cans full of holiday food waste, shopping bags, bows and ribbons, packaging, and wrapping paper contribute an additional 1 million tons a week to our landfills. As we celebrate the holidays, it pays(...)