GIS News

ArcGIS Server and Portal Security Patches Released (2017 Update1)

Jan 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  patch security ssamymlgp update

The first set of security patches for ArcGIS Server and Portal for ArcGIS in 2017 were just released.   We recommend our customers apply these patches in a timely manner.  To be clear, there are separate security patches for ArcGIS Server and … Continue reading


Two Upcoming Exhibitions

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps california exhibitions texas

California as an Island and Worlds That Never Were, an exhibition of maps from the Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography at California State University at Fullerton. Runs from 22 January to 29 March at CSU Fullerton’s Pollak Library. News release. [WMS] Mapping Texas: From Frontier to the Lone Star State features maps spanning more … Continue reading "Two Upcoming Exhibitions"


PerfTools (Build 1.4.0.61) for ArcGIS Pro 1.2 – 1.4 is now available for download

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro download performance rendering

The Performance Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of the new PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro, versions 1.2 – 1.4.  This is a new release of a widely-used tool for assessing performance of ArcGIS Pro and its underlying … Continue reading


Replacing the Sample Atlas Application

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online mapping story maps

In 2012 Esri released a sample application for building a thematic atlas online, and it proved to be popular with many of you who want users to be able to explore your maps easily and intuitively. It performed a useful … Continue reading


Live Data Options with the Time Aware Template

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online templates configurable apps templates time

The Time Aware configurable app template provides the ability to animate changes in data through time.  Additionally, it provides a set of live data options can be used to keep the time extent of the app in sync with the data that … Continue reading


Planning Catalyst Cleanups to Spur Broad Community Revitalization

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfield grant brownfields epa connect land revitalization

By: Mathy Stanislaus At EPA, we recognize that successful, sustained community revitalization occurs when neighborhood stakeholders, local governments and the private sector work together on a shared plan for community-wide improvement. That is why we created the Area-Wide Planning (AWP) grants program for brownfield sites; a legacy I’m particularly proud of. The Brownfields AWP grant(...)


Recognizing Our Sustainable Materials Management Award Winners

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  federal green challenge food recovery greening the apple materials management sustainability

By Rachel Chaput EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Program represents a systemic approach to using and reusing materials more productively over their entire life cycles. It represents a change in how our society thinks about the use of natural resources and environmental protection. By looking at a product’s entire lifecycle, we can find new opportunities to(...)


Engaging Indigenous Peoples on Environmental Justice at the UN Permanent Forum

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental justice in action

About the Authors – Ethan Shenkman is the Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Jim Grijalva is a Professor and Directs the Tribal Environmental Law Project of the Northern Plains Indian Law Center at the University of North Dakota School of Law. Danny Gogal is the International Human Rights Coordinator and the(...)


FARO Announces Under $25k Scanner

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling sensors the industry

Things are heating up in the 3D laser scanning community to the benefit of all. FARO has just announced the FARO Focus(M) 70 priced at under $25,000. It is targeted at the construction world and public safety forensics. At 70 … Continue reading

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What’s New in FME 2017.0 (Release Candidate Available)

Jan 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme 2017 fme cloud fme desktop fme server

We’re doing something different this year. Those of you who like to open presents early will be thrilled. It’s a Release Candidate, and it launches today. Download FME 2017.0 Release Candidate Download it and let us know what you think before the official release on March 1st. To see FME 2017.0 in action, sign up for the […]

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