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How to make awesome interactive map using Google Sheets in under 1 minute?

Jan 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  excel featured google tutorials

From time to time you need to very quickly make a choropleth map based on a spreadsheet. There are a lot of different ways to do it but most of them require registering in one of the mapping services, having Excel plugin or a GIS software installed. The easiest, fastest and free environment allowing you to make […]

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Esri Vector Basemaps: Updated Data and New Creative Style

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis content arcgis online arcgis pro basemaps cartographic design

The first release in 2017 of the Esri Vector Basemaps includes both an update to our commercial data source across Europe as well as two dozen community contribution additions in the United States. This week’s release also featured some enhancements … Continue reading


Sneak Peek to DevSummit’s Tech Sessions in Palm Springs

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 devsummit developers devsummit tech sessions ui

We know how excited you are about the tech sessions being offered at DevSummit in Palm Springs, so we put together an exciting short-list of stuff we want to highlight. We’re finalizing the full list now, and hopefully this will hold … Continue reading


Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Mapping the Fight Against Segregation

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  story maps storytelling with maps

January 15 marks the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. A national holiday since 1983, Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors the legacy of the Baptist minister who advanced the civil rights movement in America using nonviolent civil disobedience … Continue reading


Google Maps now lets you order an Uber directly in the app

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  apple maps geo news google google maps here

Google first introduced price estimates for Uber back in 2014. Last year the company added a new ride services mode to Google Maps which was a big step forward but it required you to switch between apps. Yesterday the company announced that the latest version of Google Maps lets users request a Uber ride and pay for it directly within the […]

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Survey123 for ArcGIS 1.10.25 available

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps developer mobile offline

. . A minor update to the Survey123 for ArcGIS field app is now available. This update includes fixes to: BUG-000101764: This bug prevents version 1.10.23 of the Survey123 field app from submitting data to surveys published to Portal for … Continue reading


Modernizing the Risk Management Plan Rule

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air chemcials clean air act epa connect human health

Our country’s chemical industry provides necessary goods we use in our everyday lives, provides employment in many communities throughout the country, and provides key ingredients for many diverse industries nationwide. But while there are numerous chemical plants that operate safely, in the last decade nearly 60 people died, approximately 17,000 people were injured or sought(...)


This Week in EPA Science

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  it all starts with science

By Kacey Fitzpatrick Science is the foundation of everything that EPA does to protect our health and our environment. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy recently discussed the important role of science at EPA—read her blog Why Science Matters and then check out some of our latest research below. A Science-based Public Health Approach to Reducing Lead(...)


Collector for ArcGIS 10.4.1 (Android Platform) released!

Jan 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

Collector for ArcGIS v10.4.1 (Android) released on the evening of January 12th into both Google Play and the Amazon App Store. It includes a series of stability improvements as well as minor enhancements like integration with the recently released Android version … Continue reading


What’s New in the ArcGIS Pro 1.4 SDK

Jan 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers arcgis pro

ArcGIS Pro 1.4 is now available, and included are many new updates to the Pro SDK.  As with each release, the SDK can be upgraded from within Visual Studio at the Visual Studio Gallery (recommended) and also can be downloaded … Continue reading