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TAG: Esri Story Map

Hurricane barrels toward Texas, maps show impact

August 25, 2017By

Hurricane Harvey is hitting Texas with wind speeds of at least 111 mph. Widespread flooding is a risk for Texas and neighboring states as public safety groups and communities prepare. Esri has created a new Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones Story Map that identifies the potential impact of the storm through a variety maps, including: Public Information Map — identifies the current and... read more

Seeing the Great American Eclipse

August 16, 2017By
Photo: 2017 Eclipse/NASA

  A total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast on Monday, Aug. 21 — the first solar eclipse in nearly 40 years. Not only is this is the first eclipse in the age of social media, it is the first with a path of totality crossing the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the U.S. since 1918. Also,... read more

Does a city of the dead lurk near you?

October 31, 2016By

Just in time for Halloween, Esri is providing a Story Map of Cities of the Dead, featuring historic and notable graveyards, cemeteries and crypts. Find out what may lurk near you… read more

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Esri offers Super Tuesday demographic map

March 1, 2016By
Photo: Esri

Citizens in 13 U.S. states head to the polls and caucuses today. Esri is providing a timely story map to help you learn more about the political leanings and demographics in each state. Click on the tabs to see the political affiliation of residents in each county. Then, click on any county for demographics — including population, median income and unemployment rates.... read more

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Combating the Zika virus: A story map

February 29, 2016By
The aedes albopictus mosquito feeding on a human host. The aedes aegypti mosquito also spreads Zika. (Photo: CDC)

Direct Relief is reaching out to its network partners to offer resources to combat the Zika virus. The non-profit organization also created an Esri story map. read more

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Story map navigates cause and effects of climate change

November 30, 2015By

Esri has released an interactive map illustrating the earth’s natural and human systems and how they have changed — and will change — over time. With the Atlas for a Changing Planet story map, scientists, policy makers, planners and activists can examine detailed spatial information that is critical for adapting to a warmer future. “Mitigating the effects of climate change is... read more

Story Map: Mapping Liquid Water on Mars

September 29, 2015By

With NASA’s announcement on Monday that liquid water has been discovered on Mars, Esri has put together an interactive story map showing the craters and canyons on Mars that show evidence of water. Watch animations of the recurring slope lineae (water stains) across four different craters and explore satellite imagery and elevation data for the Red Planet. Below is an animation... read more

Track Wildfires Across Western U.S. with Interactive Maps

August 5, 2015By

Esri has published an interactive Wildfire Public Information Map and a 2015 California Wildfire Activity Map. Wildfire Public Information Map The Wildfire Public Information Map provides continuously updated information about wildfires and their perimeters from the U.S. Geological Survey and other agencies. It provides live weather warnings and wind information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as live weather radar... read more

Mapping the Nation’s First Mothers for Mother’s Day

May 6, 2015By

Forty-four women gave birth to the most influential men in U.S. history — presidents. This Mother’s Day, Esri highlights these “First Mothers” in an interactive story map. read more

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