TAG: Esri ArcGIS Online

The story of GIS at DHS: An alphabet soup of progress

August 14, 2019By and
The HSE GeoCONOPS is a strategic roadmap to understand and improve the coordination of geospatial activities across the entire spectrum of the Nation. Updated on July 22, 2019, (Graphic: GeoPlatform.gov)

Read the first part of this series: The story of GIS at DHS: From Manhattan to Katrina. The Geospatial Management Office (GMO) is the designated coordinator of geospatial activities throughout the core of the Department of Homeland Security headquarters and its component agencies. Part I described how and why the GMO was formed and some of the early activities when resources... read more

New Esri story map analyzes forest products in southern US

February 29, 2016By

A new story map developed by U.S. Forest Service researchers allows users to interactively chart the ebb and flow of forest products across the southern U.S. — and visually tells the story of the decline of the forest products industry in the South over the last decades. Using Forest Service Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data loaded onto the Esri ArcGIS... read more

First Lady Launches Let’s Move! Interactive Map

April 16, 2015By

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama and The Partnership for a Healthier America have launched the Let’s Move! interactive map to encourage healthier lifestyles for children. Available to the public online, the map showcases the impact of these programs across the nation and makes it easier to get involved in local efforts. Built on Esri’s ArcGIS... read more

Trimble’s Smart Water Software Adds GNSS for 3D Accuracy

November 4, 2014By

Trimble has introduced the latest version of its smart water infrastructure mapping and work management cloud software — Trimble Connect for Water version 1.9. The latest release of the geographic information system (GIS) centric software-as-a-service (SaaS) adds real-time, high-accuracy centimeter-level horizontal and vertical GNSS accuracy for capturing 3D asset positions. The new release includes a suite of applications that allow water, wastewater... read more

Esri Updates Collector and Operations Dashboard Apps

March 19, 2014By

Esri has released new versions of Collector for ArcGIS and Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS. The Collector app now includes the ability to download maps to your smartphone or tablet device to collect and edit data when working offline. Operations Dashboard has added support for browsers so users can view operations on their iPad, Android tablet, or from their desktop. Both... read more

Non-Profit Seeks Help with GIS Project for Costa Rica through Crowdsourcing

December 9, 2013By

Geoporter, a non-profit focused on leveraging advanced mapping technology to empower communities to address burgeoning problems from within, has launched an Indiegogo crowdsourcing campaign to help support continued work and expansion. Funds will be used to provide resources to current projects in Costa Rica, while allowing the team to establish new operations in other areas globally. Besides financial donations, the... read more