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Visit GIS Cloud Booth and Attend Collaborative Mapping Workshop at GEO Business Show 2017 in London

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog collaborative mapping workshop events geo business show 2017 gis

In May, GIS Cloud team will exhibit and hold a workshop at the GEO Business Show in London.   GEO Business Show is the annual geospatial business show with over 3000  visitors from more than 50 countries that will take place at the Business Design Centre in London, from 23rd to 24th of May. This...


Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – Looking to the Future, Aircraft Tracking with Space-Based Satellites

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  ads-b aircraft tracking aireon analytics automatic dependent surveillance broadcast

One of the biggest mysteries that still remains unsolved is what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, that took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8, 2014, just after midnight local time. The flight should have landed safely in Beijing, and yet it vanished somewhere over the Indian Ocean, with pieces of wreckage […]


New Wilderness Layers in the Living Atlas

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online esri_landscape hydro national government wilderness

We recently released two new Wilderness layers: The USA Wilderness feature layer and USA Wilderness imagery layer provide access to a map of 765 designated Wilderness Areas that protect over 109 million acres in 44 states and Puerto Rico. USA … Continue reading


Use Web AppBuilder to create configurable app templates

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis online web appbuilder web appbuilder tutorial

Once you’ve authored a map, you can complete the user experience by creating a web app. You can create a web app by choosing from a pre-established collection of  configurable app templates, or using Web AppBuilder to create a custom … Continue reading


Fracking in Dairy Country

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  agriculture articles community dairy economic

A dairy farmer in Wisconsin reflects upon a new industry in town: frac sand mining, how it is perceived, and where the industry is headed. By Paul Jereczek Jereczek Homestead Dairy, Dodge, Wisconsin In 4th grade, every Wisconsin student learns about their state. Topics pertaining to Wisconsin’s economy, geography, and history along with ethnicity and traditions […]

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Forget me not: Google Maps finally brings Timeline feature to iOS

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps ios location history timeline

And Hansel said to Gretel, ‘Let us drop these breadcrumbs so that together we find our way home, because losing our way would be the most cruel of things.’ How many times have you struggled to remember the name of that quirky restaurant you drove past the other day? Or tried to convince your guilt-tripping mom […]

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Using NPM with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  arcgis esri javascript npm

There was a recent blog post about using NPM to install the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Although the JavaScript API isn’t published to NPM, you could still install the github repo with NPM. In this video, I just walk through the steps to do the install and setup. Even though you can install the API...

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Insights tip: Open result datasets in ArcGIS Pro

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise arcgis platform arcgis pro insights insights for arcgis

One of the benefits of the ArcGIS platform is the ability to easily use and transfer data between applications.  Insights for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro are examples of two popular apps that you may want to use together in the … Continue reading


Three Themes of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5: Analytics, Automation, and Distributed GIS

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis analysis & geoprocessing app developers apps arcgis content

I asked Jay Theodore, Esri’s CTO to share the platform vision for the enterprise. He wanted to highlight three key themes for our latest release: ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform for organizing and sharing your maps, … Continue reading


The Only Star Chart You’ll Ever Need

Apr 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  maps and literature science fiction science fiction maps

The successor to the Only Fantasy Map You’ll Ever Need is the Only Star Map You’ll Need, a riff on maps of galactic empires and space-opera tropes that emerged from the discussion in this thread. It’s a few years old, but Boing Boing spotted it yesterday. Previously: Mapping Star Trek.