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ArcGIS 10.5: New Release Transforms Enterprise GIS

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  announcement app developers apps arcgis 10.5 arcgis enterprise

  ArcGIS 10.5 is a big release; arguably one of our biggest. In fact, we’ve introduced new server capabilities so big they inspired us to change the name of the whole ArcGIS for Server product family. Analytics and sharing are … Continue reading


Flying for the Holidays? Follow our Tips to Manage Your Carbon-Footprint Guilt

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  airports carbon offsets ecofriendly flying greening the apple

By Sophia Rini I usually avoid travelling for the entire time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. But occasionally it’s unavoidable. Despite taking public transportation to work every day, just one holiday season and it seems like I’ve undone all my good climate karma. The fact is that for those of us who aren’t lucky enough(...)


Your Guide to Named User Levels

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

ArcGIS 10.5 and the ArcGIS Online December update have just been released and as part of this we introduced a new tier of named user called Level 1 Named User. Why a New Named User Level? Many of you have … Continue reading


USIBD LOA Certification Course Will Be Online in 2017

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  certifications education loa standards the industry

The USIBD’s Level of Accuracy Certification training course will be offered online in 2017. They are partnering with CD-BIM.com, who will be hosting this version of the training course covering Version 2.0 of the document. The training will provide an overview … Continue reading

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Oil, Water, and Steel: Understanding the Dakota Access Pipeline

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  citizen engagement community development industry focus story maps storytelling with maps

The United States is home to the largest energy pipeline system in the world. It is a complex underground network of pipes that delivers crude oil from extraction sites to chemical plants and refineries. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which … Continue reading


From Contaminated to Revitalized: The Story of The Yards

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  anacostia river contamination drinking water human health our planet, our home

By Barbara Smith Have you ever wondered how visions like this become realized? This is the story of how the U.S. Government is partnering with private sector developers to transform a once-contaminated property on the Anacostia River in Washington, DC, into a vibrant riverfront destination/community. Believe it or not, the vision for a vibrant riverfront(...)


FME 2017: We will ship no FME before its time

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme 2017 fme international user conference fme uc fme world tour

It took Michelangelo 4 years to paint the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. It took Beethoven 4 years to write his fifth symphony. It took Kubrick 4 years to create 2001: A Space Odyssey. So we hope you won’t mind if we take another 2 months to put the polish on FME 2017.0. It’s been […]

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Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A Vision for Citizen Science at EPA

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  citizen science environmental science epa connect

By Stan Meiburg, Acting Deputy Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency At EPA, we can’t protect the environment alone. Environmental protection belongs to all of us, and participating in environmental science is one way that members of the public can have an impact. Citizen science broadens environmental protection by enabling people to work together with government(...)


The Twelve Ways of a Christmas Vector Basemap

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis content arcgis online arcgis pro arcmap cartographic design

Last week Esri Vector Basemaps exited their beta period and are now available for production use. We blogged about that release and shared where to easily find them in the Vector Basemap group on ArcGIS Online. Now in this blog, … Continue reading


ArcGIS Python API 1.0 Released

Dec 20 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing announcement arcgis for server arcgis online developer

At the Esri User Conference in San Diego last year, a small team of Esri engineers from the Python and Server teams huddled together with Scott Morehouse, who is one of the original designers of geographic information systems, to conceive what … Continue reading


PUG Lifelong Learning Program

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  arcgis education industry focus technology

Working with the Petroleum User Group (PUG) community over the years, we have been privileged to meet many talented individuals who realize that there is no end to learning. They are always open to embracing new ideas, technologies, workflows, and … Continue reading


A request from FracTracker Alliance: Help us persevere in fighting for a safer energy future

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles donate fractracker alliance our perspectives

As 2016 comes to a close, our earth and all of its inhabitants face grave challenges. In the past year, climate change has demonstrated its foreboding consequences with frightening vigor, while the US President-elect seems determined to derail every measure put into place to address the unfolding climate crisis. We – you and I – […]

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Geo Trends 2017 – What to expect across Geo Industries next year?

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  2017 featured geo trends

2016 was an eventful year with many of the predictions that our fellow GeoGeeks listed in their articles for ‘Geo Trends 2016‘ coming true, there is yet some time for the reflect on the year that has been. Looking forward, what can we expect in 2017? What to expect across Geo Industries in the new […]

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From Research To Industry – The StreetScan Story

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  esri startup program geo research gis road gis start-ups

In 2009, a group of researchers from Northeastern University received a grant of $18 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a new pavement inspection method (Voters Project). $18 Million might sound like a lot for research work in the area of pavement inspection but  aging road infrastructure is a problem […]

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Applying Fantasy Maps to Globes

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  fantasy maps maps and literature westeros

Map to Globe is an online tool that allows you to transfer a flat map onto a globe. Adam Whitehead has been trying it out with fantasy maps. Some work better than others. Westeros is not one of them, “because the maps of the North and the lands beyond the Wall need to be adjusted … Continue reading "Applying Fantasy Maps to Globes"



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