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Burmese Maps at Cambridge

Apr 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps burma cambridge cloth libraries

Natasha Pairaudeau: “Imagine maps as big as bedsheets, and then imagine the sheets big enough for beds made wide enough to sleep extended families. Only such a double stretch of the imagination can provide the scale of the three Burmese maps in the University Library’s collection, which have recently been made available online in digital format.” … Continue reading "Burmese Maps at Cambridge"


Tube Maps of the Thames

Apr 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  cities london river bus tfl thames

Transport for London also operates river buses along the Thames; their maps of the London River Services are very much in the Tube map vein, in both tourist and non-tourist versions: Of the tourist version Ollie O’Brien of Mapping London says this: “We like the pseudo-tube-map styling, although it could of course be simplified even … Continue reading "Tube Maps of the Thames"


Top 5 most interesting Esri DevSummit videos

Apr 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  dev summit devsummit esrim programming

The most recent Esri DevSummit took place from March 7-10 in Palm Springs. The DevSummit in general is geared at web developers who work with Esri technology and offers an overview of the most recent Esri technology. For those who couldn´t visit the event, Esri published a number of videos from the plenary session on […]

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USGS “Water On-the-Go” App Helps Keep Texans Safe with Current Stream Conditions

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  apps flood mapping giscience usgs

For more than 100 years, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has monitored flow in selected streams and rivers across Texas. The information collected at USGS monitoring stations is routinely used for water supply and management, monitoring floods and droughts, bridge and road design, determination of flood risk, and for many recreational activities. Following a period […]

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Tree Maintenance Made Easy with GIS Cloud

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  events gis gis cloud webinar

In the GIS Cloud for Tree Inventory and Inspection webinar, we discussed uses of GIS for arborists and forestry workers. The webinar included use cases, benefits as well as the live demo of GIS Cloud showing its value and role in the tree inventory process. As the webinar attracted a lot of interest, we decided to […]

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Sensory processing and making maps through creative abstraction

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  giscience maps research

The human mind is wired to observe variance in visual gradients, something that can be commonly observed with density or weather maps. Sensory processing is something that all people innately have, though in some instances there is unique variability such as in cases ranging from synthesia to autism. Being able to appeal to the learning […]

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The Earth is up for adoption; claim your stake from NASA!

Apr 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  climate change earth day geo news geography nasa

NASA enjoys a vantage point over this great blue orb we call home like none other. Its fleet of earth observation satellites and air- and ground-based sensors keep a track of everything from the vast oceans and the mountains to the air we breathe. The space agency knows exactly how badly we are screwing up […]

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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


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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