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Electronics: The Next Frontier in Sustainability

Jan 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  electronics recycling epa connect safe electronics disposal sustainable materials management (smm)

By: Mathy Stanislaus Last year was quite a year for the Office of Land and Emergency Management. October marked the 40th anniversary of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and we have been taking stock of our success managing our materials and waste, and discussing where we need to head in the future. In addition,(...)


Episode 1: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Virtual Reality

Jan 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data ar augmented reality hololens htc

The dawn of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) is glowing brighter than ever. With a groundbreaking number of VR/AR exhibitors at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, we’re seeing VR/AR cameras and displays on everything from smartphones, to cars, to drones. Though gaming is often the first thing that comes to mind at the […]

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Training Seminar for Custom Navigator Maps Now Available!

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis pro custom data education mapping

A new training seminar called Navigator for ArcGIS: Creating Custom Navigation Maps is now available on Esri’s training site. This 60-minute video discusses how to create custom navigation maps that allow you to search your assets, route on your roads, and … Continue reading


Custom Widgets in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  arcgis esri javascript

One of the new features introduced with the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript recently in the 4.2 release is the introduction of a new widget framework you can use to build custom widgets with the API. You are not required to use this widget framework, you can always just build your own widgets how you...

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Adding links to sections in Story Map Journal

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis online story actions story map journal story map tutorial

Story Map Journal is one of the more popular Story Map apps, ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. It’s a good choice when you have lots of text or a rich array of content. … Continue reading


Pretty, Polished Cities: They Don’t Just Happen

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  big blue thread bike friendly brownfield grant funding environmental justice mass transit

By Kathleen Fenton One of the greatest thrills of environmental and sustainability work is the completed project. Often times, a project can take years to complete. Recently, I attended the Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC’s) ninth annual Sustainable Success Stories event where we learned about some of the end results. It revealed to me just how(...)


Integrating C++ and QML with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt 100.0

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis runtime arcgis runtime sdk for qt c#

The brand new version of ArcGIS Runtime is finally here, and it comes with a host of really cool new features. For example, 3D scenes, vector tiles, and native reading and rendering of raster datasets can all be utilized in … Continue reading


PerfQAnalyzer: New 10.5 Version (Build172) Available for Download

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis server arcmap database trace download

The Performance Engineering team at Esri is excited to release a new build of PerfQAnalyzer (PQA) for ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.  This build is the same version that we also recently released for Desktop versions 10.0-10.4, which we continue to make … Continue reading


Esri at CES – Connected Cars Create Most Convenient Commutes

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  automotive ces esri gis industry focus

By Frits van der Schaaf – Head of Business Development, Automotive Today, is the beginning of CES (Consumer Electronics Show). The event in Las Vegas draws close to 177,000 atendees and is the world’s largest gathering focused on the business … Continue reading


Climate Change, Public Health and Environmental Justice: Caring for Our Most Vulnerable Communities

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental justice in action

About the Author: Lesley Jantarasami has worked in the Climate Change Division of the U.S. EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation for over 7 years to integrate scientific information to inform policy on climate change risks to human health and the environment. Lesley was a lead author on the interagency Climate Change and Human Health(...)


Leaving a Clean Water Legacy

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  healthy waters

by Tom Damm As you approached Jon Capacasa’s office, the first thing you noticed were the articles, notes and other tidbits of progress and encouragement taped to his door, centered with the words, “Celebrate! Celebrate!” During Jon’s more than 42-year career at EPA, including the past 13 years as director of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s Water(...)


Free is free. But Hungry is hungry

Jan 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  food waste free food hunger relief our planet, our home philabundance

By Mike Frankel I was in line at the supermarket and two women in front of me were talking about their lack of freezer space.  Like many supermarkets, if you spend X dollars by a certain date before Thanksgiving and before Xmas you get a free a turkey, ham or lasagna. One of the women(...)


Add images from your local drives to your Story Maps

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map cascade story map tip story map tour story maps

Story Maps use photos and images that are stored at URL-based locations (a web address). Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. There are currently … Continue reading


Using Story Map autoplay mode

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online autoplay story map tip story maps

Story Maps normally require user interaction; the viewer must click or scroll to advance to the next section, entry, or tour point. But many Story Maps support autoplay mode, where the story advances automatically, and loops when finished. Autoplay mode … Continue reading


Crowdsourcing the Future?

Jan 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  #crowdfutures #ditscience citizen science conference extreme citizen science

About a month ago, on 7th December 2016, DR Kingsley Purdam (Manchester) organised a one day workshop on citizen science, and in particular on citizen science from a social science methodological perspective. The day organised with the support of the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM). The purpose of the workshop/conference was to explore the … Continue reading Crowdsourcing the Future?



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