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This amazing map will help you explore the history of life

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps

For a few decades, paleobiology researchers have tried to answer a question about the evolutionary history of life on our planet. To accomplish this quest, scientists gathered and analyzed thousands of samples from all around the world, trying to find relationships between various species. Recently I came across an interesting database tackling this problem in […]

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Geospatial Tools Webinar

Mar 25 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

A free webinar, “Effective Use of Geospatial Tools in Highway Construction” is being offered on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm EDT. Geospatial tools are widely used during highway construction and are considered foundational to realizing value for stakeholders through … Continue reading

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Utilizing map data to project a simplistic graph analysis

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  giscience graphs maps

Mapping resources can be used for any manner of data collection, of which a variety of geostatistical analysis can occur, one of the more familiar of these being graphs. Creating a graph from multiple data sets sourced from multiple maps can be an easy, straightforward process when broken down into steps. The example I’ll be using here is an […]

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What’s cooking on the Story Maps Developers’ Corner?

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online developer story maps story maps developers' corner

The Story Maps Developers’ Corner is a great place for developers of all experience levels to learn how to customize Esri’s open-source Story Map apps. The Story Maps team has shared many tips and tricks on the Dev Corner since we announced … Continue reading


Top 30 maps and charts that explain the European Union

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  europe european union featured topgeo

Tomorrow European Union celebrates the 60th birthday. On March 25, 1957, leaders of six countries – Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands – met in Rome and signed two treaties that established the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community, later transformed into the European Union. Although Europe is experiencing growing turbulence […]

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Mapping a new vision in PA: Alternatives to petrochemical development

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles beaver county event guest commentaries our perspectives

At a Re-Imagine Beaver County gathering in Pennsylvania earlier this month, static maps became dynamic in the hands of those who live in and around the region depicted. Residents of this area in the the greater Pittsburgh region gathered to depict a new vision for Beaver County, PA. This county is currently faced with the proposal of a […]

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Latin America maps now available for Navigator for ArcGIS!

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis online latin america map coverage navigator

Navigator for ArcGIS now features 20 new maps of Latin America at the regional, country, and territorial levels: 5 new regional maps for the Andes, Caribbean, Central America, Guianas, and Southern Cone 15 new country and territory maps for Argentina, … Continue reading


The Top 20 DevSummit Tech Session Videos – Viewable Now!

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 developer summit app developers apps arcgis online developer

We just could NOT wait another minute to share with you the top 20* DevSummit tech session videos. It is so exciting to share with you what you may not have been able to see  at DevSummit a couple of … Continue reading


Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  arcgis datacapable esri facebook geo business

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility company, press a million numbers and wait on the line for half an hour. Simply because no one likes to hear the automated message “All our customer service executives are currently […]

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Guess what! Google once again allows you to share your location

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps location sharing

Last week was pretty intense for Google Maps. A few days ago they announced a handy feature which allows saving location of a parking spot. Yesterday, the company unveiled a pretty awesome functionality for their maps, where you can share your real-time whereabouts with friends or colleagues. In my opinion, this is not only a […]

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State Legislative Districts Data Product Now Available for Entire U.S. from Caliper

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  caliper data election maps geospatial gis

Caliper has announced that the State Legislative Districts Data Product is now available for the entire USA or for a single U.S. state. Three area databases reflect the latest boundaries for Congressional Districts, State House/Assembly (lower chamber) districts, and State Senate (upper chamber) districts, according to company materials. For legislators, for example, legislative district data with […]


34 States Saw Activity Oil & Gas Activity Based on 2016 Analysis

Mar 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis drilled wells earthworks gas

Each year, FracTracker Alliance compiles a national well file to try to assess how many wells have been drilled in the U.S. We do this by extracting data from the various state regulatory agencies that oversee drilling in oil and gas producing states. We’re a little late posting the results of our 2016 analysis, but here it is. […]

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Paving a Path to Smart Communities

Mar 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  uncategorized

By Matt Ball, Esri Writer The Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities has transitioned from an analog to an entirely digital workflow to manage and maintain its water, storm water, and streetlight operations. While it’s hard for some office … Continue reading


Check out Esri’s new Landsat Explorer web app

Mar 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app app developers apps arcgis online imagery

Explore the planet more deeply with Esri’s new Landsat Explorer web app! Use the app to both visualize our planet and understand how the Earth has changed over time. Now you can instantly analyze more than 500,000 Landsat 8 and GLS … Continue reading


Insights tip: Share your analysis using Story Maps

Mar 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise insights insights for arcgis insights tips portal for arcgis

Insights for ArcGIS is a great product to use when you need to do analysis, but sometimes just doing the analysis isn’t enough.  Communicating your results with clients and colleagues is often required, and one of the best ways to … Continue reading



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