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Interview with Sherry Knowlton, Author of Dead of Spring

Apr 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles fracking interview knowlton news and information


Progress – Story by Story

Apr 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  healthy waters

by Amanda Pruzinsky Our EPA region does a lot of work with partners to improve water quality.  We’re capturing examples of those actions in an online series. The stories illustrate how EPA – working with states, cities, utilities, non-profit groups and businesses – helps people and communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The stories are available(...)


The Transit Line Colour Palette

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  color colorblind colour colour-blind map design

This was way too much fun. cc @transitmap pic.twitter.com/QAcmOLD61c — Ari Ofsevit (@ofsevit) March 21, 2017 MIT grad student Ari Ofsevit created an infographic showing the colours used to mark transit lines by a number of different North American transit agencies and posted it to Twitter last month, where he got all kinds of feedback. … Continue reading "The Transit Line Colour Palette"


Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise arcgis online arcgis portal arcgis tutorial heat map

Smart mapping has the capability to create a map based on spatial density, without needing to run extra analysis tools. It’s a valuable method to display your data in new ways and potentially make discoveries that otherwise may have been … Continue reading


A look at Dojo 2

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  dojo javascript

I like Dojo. It’s a solid toolkit that’s been around a long time. I’ve had my share of hair-pulling when it comes to integrating Dojo with other JavaScript tooling like SystemJS and Webpack, each time finding some sort of workaround. And yeah, Dijit is getting a little long in the tooth. Long in the tooth....

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What’s new in Insights for ArcGIS 1.2

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise insights insights 1.2 insights for arcgis portal for arcgis

Insights for ArcGIS is a web-based, data analytics workbench where you can explore spatial and non-spatial data, answer questions you didn’t know to ask, and quickly deliver powerful results. Use maps, charts, and tables to visualize and tell your story … Continue reading


How to Combine Color and Size Effectively in Your Maps

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise arcgis online arcgis portal arcgis tutorial bivariate

Smart mapping allows you to choose two attributes, and show them both within the same map. This is a valuable trick which can showcase your data in new ways, and also display relationships and patterns you might not have seen … Continue reading


GIS/Map Providers Compared 1: Core Offering?

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  gis

Have you ever wondered the differences between the main GIS/Map providers? We have too. So we asked 6 of the largest providers 6 questions to help us better understand. We will be rolling out the answers we received in a series of blog posts. This is the first in the series and covers our first topic: core offering. […]

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GIS Cloud and Jal Technology at the Oman Geospatial Forum (April 10-11)

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog crowdsourcing solution eng. fuad alshannaq events gis

GIS Cloud Partners for Oman, Jal Technology, will be showcasing GIS Cloud at the Booth No. 18. at the Oman Geospatial Forum. The event will be held in the Oman Convention Centre in Muscat from 10 to 11th of April 2017.   The fourth edition of the Oman Geospatial Forum is organized by Geospatial Media...


Harrison Reassessed

Apr 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books chronometers john harrison longitude navigation

Jim Bennett, author of the new book, Navigation: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press), reassesses the history of John Harrison and his marine chronometer solution to the longitude problem, a story that has been popularized by Dava Sobel’s 1995 bestseller, Longitude (reviewed here). It is difficult to claim without important qualification that Harrison solved the longitude … Continue reading "Harrison Reassessed"