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2017: Geospatial Musings

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities airports analytics arcgis asset management

Happy New Year! The recent presidential election in the U.S. has created so much uncertainty that it is hard to know what the future of any industry will be. For the first time, I feel there is no point in making predictions for the New Year for the geospatial industry, unless one is an insider […]


2017: Geospatial Musings

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities airports analytics arcgis asset management

Happy New Year! The recent presidential election in the U.S. has created so much uncertainty that it is hard to know what the future of any industry will be. For the first time, I feel there is no point in making predictions for the New Year for the geospatial industry, unless one is an insider […]


Hello to 2017, The Year of Collaboration!

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  2017 blog collaboration dino ravnić gis

2016 has been a great year for GIS Cloud and an amazing experience for our team, working with many users and partners from different parts of the world, backgrounds and industries. We thank our community for sharing and believing in our vision, for your constant feedback that we are always looking forward to hearing. From...


Why Science Matters

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air epa connect human health pollution water

As someone who has utilized and appreciated science for the better part of my life, I want to take a minute to reflect on the importance of science at the Environmental Protection Agency. Most people recognize EPA as a regulatory agency, but they may not be aware of the tremendous role EPA plays in protecting(...)


EPA is Poised and Ready to Help Communities Address the Impacts of Looming “Megatrends”

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  community resiliency it all starts with science megatrends

By Alan Hecht and Aaron Ferster The world faces serious challenges due to a growing number of what scientists and other have defined as megatrends, long-term changes that affect governments, societies and economies over long periods of time.  Many of these large-scale changes are driven by the environment. A 2015 report from the National Science(...)


Using Arcade expressions in web apps

Jan 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcade arcade expressions arcgis api for javascript

At the end of 2016 Esri released Arcade, a light-weight scripting language designed to evaluate expressions in labeling and rendering contexts with apps built on the ArcGIS platform. Arcade is similar to other scripting and expression languages, such as SQL, … Continue reading


ArcGIS Pro SDK at Dev Summit 2017

Jan 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 3d gis app developers apps arcgis pro

The Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs is just a couple months away, and once again you’ll find a comprehensive line-up of technical workshops and sessions on the ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET.  Whether you’re looking to get started, or to get … Continue reading


These amazing maps show secret life of animals tracked with technology

Jan 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  map maps

Geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti have recently published an amazing book called Where the Animals Go. It is composed of 50 maps that shows a secret life of wild animals captured with GPS trackers, satellites, camera traps, drones, and other tools. The data were gathered from scientists from all around the world and beautifully […]

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Join Us in Florida—Esri Will Be Hosting Its Third Annual Water Conference in Orlando, February 7–9

Jan 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  esri industry focus storytelling with maps water

Why Florida? Florida presents unique challenges for the water industry. The groundwater is so close to the surface that I have often heard the phrase “Surface water is groundwater that you can see.” The karst geology adds to this problem. … Continue reading


It’s All About 3D

Jan 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling augmented reality autonomous vehicles consumer virtual reality

Whether it is Augmented/Virtual Reality  or driverless vehicles the underlying technology is the ability to navigate a digital 3D world at high speed. Reports from last week’s Consumer Electronics Show have these technologies capturing the top spots in terms of … Continue reading

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