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What is the Life Expectancy of the Marcellus Shale?

Oct 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  analysis articles data data and analysis marcellus shale

  We have recently updated the PA Shale Viewer, our map of unconventional wells in Pennsylvania. As I updated the statistics to reflect the updated data, I noticed that the number of wells with an active status ticked downward, just as it had for the previous update. Pennsylvania Shale Viewer View map fullscreen | How FracTracker maps […]

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Guns and Voters

Oct 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  2016 us elections exit polls guns politics surveymonkey

We’ve seen a lot of maps correlating election results with other demographic or geographic data, but SurveyMonkey’s exit polling on the correlation between politics and gun ownership seems particularly stark, particularly in the context of recent events. In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, nothing predicted who you’d vote for more than whether you had a … Continue reading "Guns and Voters"


Defining principles for mobile apps and platforms development in citizen science

Oct 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen cyberscience citizen science citizen science apps conference ecsa

In December 2016, ECSA and the Natural History Museum in Berlin organised a  workshop on analysing apps, platforms, and portals for citizen science projects. Now, the report from the workshop has evolved into an open peer review paper on RIO Journal. RIO is worth noticing: is “The Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal” and what … Continue reading Defining principles for mobile apps and platforms development in citizen science


Share Your Thoughts: Enterprise Geodatabase Support in Insights for ArcGIS

Oct 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps insights 2.1 insights for arcgis location analytics web

Fellow Insights for ArcGIS users, we want to hear from you! In the 2.1 release of Insights for ArcGIS we are happy to report that it is now possible to connect to a database that has an enterprise geodatabase and … Continue reading


What’s new in Insights for ArcGIS 2.1

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise insights insights 2.1 insights for arcgis portal for arcgis

Insights for ArcGIS 2.1 has been released and is available for users with ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1.  Take a look at what’s new in the latest release: Maps New and enhanced map pop-ups are now available.  The Pop-up tab in the … Continue reading


How does the business world perceive Location intelligence?

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  carto geo business location intelligence the state of location intelligence 2018

We have all read the statement “everything happens somewhere, and 80% of all data has a spatial component” but in reality how does the business world perceive location intelligence? It’s easy to imagine Amazon and Walmart using Location intelligence to improve their businesses and increase their margins but does the industry see Location intelligence as […]

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USIBD Cornerstone Report No. 10 Released

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  orgs software the industry

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is pleased to announce the publication of the tenth Cornerstone Report, focused on Software, and how the industry perceives the leading products – now as compared to three years ago – the last … Continue reading

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Getting Lost with a Cellphone

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  lost mobile navigation orienteering

Writing for the Washington Post, Jenny Rough looks at how people get themselves lost hiking, despite having a cellphone or a GPS for directions, and how to get reoriented when lost in the wilderness: by remaining calm, by getting yourself situated, and yes, by learning how to use a map. [Geo Lounge]  


Map Multiple Attributes at Once using Predominance

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcade arcade expressions arcgis arcgis enterprise arcgis online

Smart mapping allows you to select multiple attributes, and will automatically show you the largest value of those attributes. This uses a technique known as predominance, and can be done in minutes within ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. This quick … Continue reading


Geocoding: Delivering High Location Accuracy

Oct 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  accuracy analysis & geoprocessing arcgis earth arcgis enterprise arcgis hub

Geocoding is a fundamental GIS process for plotting your data on the map. It is often the first step in applying GIS to understand the where. The accuracy of plotted points directly correlates with the success of downstream decisions. Regardless … Continue reading