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November Sea Ice

Dec 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  arctic earth observatory nasa weather and climate

NASA Earth Observatory: “In November, the sea ice extent averaged 9.08 million square kilometers (3.52 million square miles)—the lowest November extent in the satellite record. The yellow line shows the median extent from 1981 to 2010, and gives an idea of how conditions this November strayed from the norm.” Also shows sea ice extent for … Continue reading "November Sea Ice"


The Dakota Access Pipeline: An Uncertain Future

Dec 10 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles

By Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator, FracTracker Alliance Eliza Czolowski, Program Associate, PSE Healthy Energy   Since April 2016, demonstrators in North Dakota have been protesting a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pipeline being built by Dakota Access LLC, a construction subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners LP. The proposed pipeline passes just 1.5 miles […]

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Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning Webinar

Dec 10 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling airborne lidar bentley systems contextcapture education

Laser scanning or photogrammetry?  On most projects the answer is often both. When a high level of detail is not required, taking photos is typically much faster and more cost effective, but when you need greater accuracy, the laser scanner … Continue reading

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Mapping the Underground

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  aec bentley bentley systems big data cloud

Utilities strikes are costing utilities about a trillion dollars per year, which equates to a hit a minute in the U.S. Many of these are taking place in underground utilities. Dr Nicole Metje, co-Investigator of Assessing the Underworld, leading Work Package Eight, Proving Trials and Specification of a National Mapping the Underworld Test Facility, spoke at the […]


ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool Sneak Peek

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis for defense arcgis for electric arcgis for emergency management arcgis for gas arcgis for local government

Want an easy and quick way to discover and deploy ArcGIS Solutions?  Great! Soon you’ll be able to find and deploy many ArcGIS Solutions directly from ArcGIS Pro with a few button clicks using the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool. If … Continue reading


This Week in EPA Science

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  it all starts with science

By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need a break from holiday shopping? Check out some of this cool EPA science! Here’s the latest. Partnering to Protect the Environment and Public Health This week, EPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Environmental Health Association, an organization representing local environmental health practitioners. This partnership will strengthen ties between(...)


What’s Coming in the ArcGIS API 4.2 for JavaScript

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis api for javascript developer javascript jsapi4

We are in the home stretch preparing the next 4.x release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Here are a few highlights about the release that developers can look forward to. Vector Tile Layers Revamped … in 2D AND 3D! … Continue reading


From My Lake to All Lakes: EPA’s National Lake Assessment

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  human health lakes national lakes assessment nutrient pollution our planet, our home

By Sarah Lehmann As I do every year, this summer I spent my vacation on my favorite lake – Rainy Lake.  Rainy is a 228,000-acre lake harboring more than 2,200 islands; it straddles the U.S./Canada border between Minnesota and Ontario.  For me, it’s a place for family and friends to get together and fish, swim,(...)


Meet Our New Community Map Contributors. There are 17 of Them!

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online cartographic design community basemaps

This is the time of year many are feeling a bit more generous, a little charitable. The ArcGIS Content Team is no exception. We have dug deep into our pocket and pulled out one big ole basemap release. A good … Continue reading


Mariner East 2: At-Risk Schools and Populations

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles community ej environmental justice health

by Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community-Based Research & Engagement in partnership with the Middletown Coalition for Community Safety   Back in September, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) rejected a number of permits for wetland crossing and sedimentation control that were necessary for Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East 2 pipeline to proceed in its construction.Mariner […]

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World Imagery Basemap’s Recent Updates

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcmap basemap community maps community maps program

More than a dozen community contributions were recently published to the Living Atlas World Imagery basemap. These enhancements include new community additions, updates to existing contributor content, and expansion of imagery down to larger scales (1:262). View this story map … Continue reading


Geoawesome Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Dec 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  christmas featured gift our choice

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a GeoGeek? Check out our Geoawesome holiday gift guide. We’ve got for you 22 awesome gift recommendations from $9.99 to $4,200. 1. Geo Christmas Tree Ornament – $9.99 Christmas Tree ornament is one of the most casual gift you can give but if it’s map-styled it becomes one of the […]

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Mapping the Underground

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  aec bentley bentley systems big data cloud

Utilities strikes are costing utilities about a trillion dollars per year, which equates to a hit a minute in the U.S. Many of these are taking place in underground utilities. Dr Nicole Metje, co-Investigator of Assessing the Underworld, leading Work Package Eight, Proving Trials and Specification of a National Mapping the Underworld Test Facility, spoke at the […]


Mapping the Underground

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  aec bentley bentley systems big data cloud

Utilities strikes are costing utilities about a trillion dollars per year, which equates to a hit a minute in the U.S. Many of these are taking place in underground utilities. Dr Nicole Metje, co-Investigator of Assessing the Underworld, leading Work Package Eight, Proving Trials and Specification of a National Mapping the Underworld Test Facility, spoke at the […]


The Public Sector CIO Summit

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  arcgis community development esri gis education industry focus

By Chris Nickola For the past four years, Esri has been hosting one of my favorite events to attend each year, the Public Sector CIO Summit.  The 2017 summit will take place March 29-30 at Esri’s headquarters in Redlands, CA … Continue reading



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