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ESRI Insider

  • Helpers in the Sustainable World Community

    Helpers in the Sustainable World Community

    It’s easy to be discouraged these days. Every day, critical habitats are fragmented, communities are shattered by conflict, and essential natural resources are squandered. But remember what Mr. Rodgers said about bleak world news: “Look at the he…
    - 30 Jun 17, 11:00pm -
  • The Science of Where for Sustainable Development Webinar Series

    The Science of Where for Sustainable Development Webinar Series

    - 15 Jun 17, 8:50pm -
  • Wish You Had an Easy Web App to Save Millions?
    By Florian Brandi-Dohrn, AED-SICAD Connecting renewables to the grid is a complex workflow and process for utilities. For instance, where does one place outlets for electric cars without endangering grid stability and energy provision security? Or, f…
    - 7 Jun 17, 10:30pm -
  • Share Your Work for the Plenary
    As the Esri User Conference fast approaches, I need your help to put the finishing touches on my plenary session slides. They’re fantastic, but from my discussions with many of you about your fabulous work, I get the sense there’s … Continue re…
    - 2 Jun 17, 11:57pm -
  • Digital Transition vs. Digital Transformation
    Recently, my wife had heart surgery. It was the most amazing technological procedure imaginable. Talk about digital transformation. Robots, fiber optic cables, micro cameras, and digital imagery made it possible for surgeons to go inside her heart an…
    - 1 Jun 17, 1:29am -

ESA News

  • newWeek In Images

    Week In Images

    Our week through the lens: 11-15 December 2017
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 1:45pm -
  • newPlanting oxygen

    Planting oxygen

    When resources are limited, you have to work with what you have – especially in the harsh environment of space. Though the International Space Station is regularly restocked by cargo vessels, like today’s Dragon, self-sufficient spaceflight in t…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 1:30pm -
  • newTracking aerosols

    Tracking aerosols

    The Sentinel-5P satellite sees aerosols from southern California’s fires
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 1:02pm -
  • newEarth from Space

    Earth from Space

    The Sentinel-1 radar satellite mission takes us over California's Orange County and surrounding areas in the 252nd edition
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 9:05am -
  • Return to Earth

    Return to Earth

    ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli returns to Earth after 139 days in space
    - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 17, 2:32pm -

Digital Geography

  • Create Bounding Boxes without Desktop GIS
    Bounding boxes are crucial for a lot of geospatial projects: wether you need to limit the extent of your web mapping application or need to cut your research data to the area of interest, bounding boxes are used everywhere. Here is a nice little tool…
    - 60 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:09am -
  • Short Announcement: Retro View of Mankind’s Habitat /
    Once in past there was a project called Panoramio were you uploaded your photos of landscapes or places around the world and it was explorable via a map. This was a great tool to digitally visit your next destination and wander around this beautiful…
    - 60 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:08am -
  • OpenRouteService API: A Leaflet example for Isochrones
    The page is a very easy to use website which provides routing from A to B via C. It also allows to choose between different routing types for trucks, pedestrians or bicycles and isochrone analyses based on time and distance. In t…
    - 80 days ago, 26 Sep 17, 9:02am -
  • Donut Polygons in QGIS, ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro and geoJSON
    Donut Polygons were the nightmare in first GIS courses. At the very moment I can’t remember why but the concept of an inner and an outer part makes total sense in the real world (house with a patio, lakes with islands, Rome with the Vatican City) y…
    - 88 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 9:11pm -
  • Short Announcement: PlayMapsCube using Three.JS
    We all played around with this little thing: wood labyrinths with one or many little balls called a “Ball-in-a-maze puzzle”. The goal was to find a path through the labyrinth so the ball was not trapped by the holes in the board: Google leveraged…
    - 94 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 3:55pm -

GIS Point

  • Stadtplanung 4.0
    Wohnraummangel stellt viele Kommunen vor große Herausforderungen. Der Virtualcityplanner kann...
    - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 17, 9:52am -
  • Straßenzustand automatisch erfasst
    Die DDS Digital Data Services GmbH bietet ab sofort das Datenpaket Road Roughness an. Die Daten...
    - 2 days ago, 13 Dec 17, 3:38pm -
  • Panasonic lädt zum „IT Solutions Forum 2018“
    „IT Solutions Forum 2018“ – Diskussions- und Netzwerkplattform für innovative, mobile IT-Lösungen...
    - 3 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 3:30pm -



Open Streetmap Blog

  • Wochennotiz Nr. 385

    Wochennotiz Nr. 385

    28.11.2017-04.12.2017 Screenshot des neuen JOSM-Plugins QuickLabel 1 | © OpenStreetMap Mitwirkende Mapping Die haititianische Organisation Potentiel 3.0 hat ein 3D-Geländemodell des Zerpelin-Beckens veröffentlicht. Zu den geplanten Änderungen und…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 10:08pm -
  • Wahlen zum Vorstand der OpenStreetMap Foundation 2017 – Teil 2

    Wahlen zum Vorstand der OpenStreetMap Foundation 2017 – Teil 2

    Redaktioneller Hinweis Dieser Beitrag enthält die persönliche Meinung von Michael Reichert. Weder wird inhaltliche Neutralität angestrebt noch gibt dieser Beitrag die Meinung der Redaktion wieder. Bitte lest selber die Wahlprogramme (engl. manifes…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 11:55pm -
  • Wahlen zum Vorstand der OpenStreetMap Foundation 2017 – Teil 1

    Wahlen zum Vorstand der OpenStreetMap Foundation 2017 – Teil 1

    Bis Samstagnachmittag sind die Mitglieder der OpenStreetMap Foundation dazu aufgerufen, zwei neue Vorstände für die OpenStreetMap Foundation zu wählen. In diesem zweiteiligen Blogbeitrag werden die vier Kandidaten vorgestellt. Teil 1 fasst ihre Wa…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 10:37pm -

Open Geospatial Consortium Blog

  • newOGC's Innovation Program in 2017
    Contributed by: Luis BermudezIn 2017, OGC's Innovation Program officially changed its name from the Interoperability Program and crossed the '100th initiative' milestone. In this time, I also came on as its new Executive Director.The program s…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 1:48pm -
  • The advent of I3S
    Contributed by: Barry Tilton and Monica Wamsley, @TheGlobeIn3DTags: I3SThe future of mapping is coming — or is it here already? With the advent of Indexed 3D Scene Layers (I3S) as a community standard, everyone stands to benefit.Discussions a…
    - 58 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 2:42pm -
  • Our newest OGC staff member: Gobe Hobona
    Contributed by: Gobe HobonaIt is an exciting time to be joining OGC as Director of Knowledge Management (DKM). One of the reasons why I am very excited about this is that geospatial interoperability standards are increasingly seen as the key ingre…
    - 74 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 9:20am -

Geoinformatics News

    Geobranchen News

      GIS News Deutschland

      • Wie Disy Daten mobil macht

        Wie Disy Daten mobil macht

        Das Karlsruher Softwarehaus Disy Informationssysteme GmbH positioniert sich immer deutlicher als Vorreiter bei der mobilen Datenerfassung und -verarbeitung. Diese Stellung baut Disy durch regelmäßige Beteiligung an Forschungsprojekten aus, mit der…
        - 11 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 10:57am -
      • Der neue Firefox: Performant
        Helmut Martin-Jung weist in seinem Kommentar bei der Süddeutschen Zeitung darauf hin: “Die Währung, mit der im Netz bezahlt wird, sind oft Daten. Schon deshalb ist es nicht bedeutungslos, durch welches TorRead More...The post Der neue Firefox: P…
        - 20 days ago, 25 Nov 17, 12:11pm -
      • Update für Sentinel Hub Services verfügbar
        FÜr den heutigen 24. November 2017 sind Updates für den Zugriff auf Dienste und Daten der Sentinel-Mission angekündigt. Ziel ist die vereinfachte Konfiguration und Nutzung des Portals udn der Dienste. Auch dieRead More...The post Update für Sent…
        - 21 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 9:34am -

      DLR Youtube Channel

      Führung von unbemannten Frachtflugzeugen

      - 18 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 11:16am -
      Das Flugzeug der Zukunft – die NASA/DLR-Design Challenge

      - 31 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 12:11pm -
      Unterstützung aus der Luft im Krisenfall

      - 51 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 12:13pm -
      Fascinating World of Research - Version 2017

      - 70 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 10:27am -
      Über die DLR_School_Labs - Version 2017

      - 70 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 9:51am -
      About the DLR_School_Labs - Version 2017

      - 70 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 9:45am -

      Information is Beautiful

      • newCommon Mythconceptions Interactive Infographic

        Common Mythconceptions Interactive Infographic

        [UPDATED] World’s Most Contagious Falsehoods. Floss your belief structures with our filterable charticle. Click on each bubble to read the underlying sources & data.
        - 2 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 3:27pm -
      • Which Fish Are Okay to Eat? [Interactive]

        Which Fish Are Okay to Eat? [Interactive]

        Toxins. Overfishing. Bycatch. From trawled tuna & cod to farmed salmon & tilapia – the latest data on sustainable fish visualized! Multi-sourced from the Marine Conservation Society, Marine Stewardship Council, Greenpeace and Seafood Watch. Filter…
        - 3 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 3:55pm -
      • The UK’s Brexit Divorce Bill-ions

        The UK’s Brexit Divorce Bill-ions

        Visually contextualising the cost of the UK’s break from Europe » See the graphic
        - 7 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 3:59pm -
      • The world’s best visualizations of 2017

        The world’s best visualizations of 2017

        Celebrating the winners of the Information is Beautiful Awards 2017. Trailblazing entries from across the globe including China & India. Outstanding work by students / up-and-comers. » All winners » Shortlist » Longlist » Judges Kudos to all f…
        - 13 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 3:05pm -
      • Who wins the IIB Awards 2017? You decide.

        Who wins the IIB Awards 2017? You decide.

        Gorge your eyes, intellect and imagination on the year’s most brilliant visualizations & infographics. Then help decide who wins $20k and our community prize. Your vote decides the winner of our Community award and counts alongside the opinions of…
        - 50 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 12:19pm -

      USGS Remote Sensing News

      DLR Earth Observing

      • Georisiken besser verstehen – die Anden im Fokus

        Georisiken besser verstehen – die Anden im Fokus

        Auf der ganzen Welt drängen Menschen in die Städte und bilden immer dichter besiedelte Regionen. Eine Naturgefahr bedroht dadurch auch immer mehr Menschen – das Risiko betroffen zu sein nimmt seit Jahrzehnten weltweit zu. Eine Katastrophe kommt d…
        - 8 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 11:40am -
      • Sentinel-5P: Quantensprung in der Atmosphärenbeobachtung

        Sentinel-5P: Quantensprung in der Atmosphärenbeobachtung

        Am 1. Dezember 2017 wurden am Earth Observation Center (EOC) des Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen die ersten Satellitenaufnahmen von Sentinel-5 Precursor präsentiert. Sie geben einen Vorgeschmack auf den neuen Da…
        - 14 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
      • Zukunftsperspektiven Tandem-L

        Zukunftsperspektiven Tandem-L

        Die globalen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit reichen von Klimawandel und Umweltzerstörung – über Ressourcenknappheit und Bevölkerungswachstum – bis hin zu abnehmender Biodiversität. Probleme, für die auch in Deutschland dringend Lösungen gef…
        - 22 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 1:00pm -

      Landsat 8

      Another GIS Blog

      • ArcGIS API for Python

        ArcGIS API for Python

        Sorry for not posting folks, but I've been busy working on the ArcGIS API for Python. For those who don't know I wrote ArcREST with another colleague of mine, Mike.  Since the announcement of the ArcGIS API for Python, we have decided to retire ArcR…
        - 10 Jul 17, 9:00am -
      • Microsoft Compiler for Python 2.7

        Microsoft Compiler for Python 2.7

        Doesn't everyone hate this message: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 is required (Unable to find vcvarsall.bat).I sure do, and I solved it by downloading a helpful program from Microsoft!  Don't believe me, just google it!  Install Microsoft's compiler fo…
        - 14 Dec 16, 3:48pm -
      • So long VBA and Thanks for all the Memories

        So long VBA and Thanks for all the Memories

        Microsoft has stopped providing fixes or troubleshooting for VB and VBA.  Esri just announced the same in the 10.5 release.  It's time to update that old code. Some options moving forwards for your old desktop applications are:.NETPythonIt IS time…
        - 1 Dec 16, 12:09pm -

      USGS Remote Sensing News

      Latest Landsat Images

      devils tower jan2010
      devils tower jan2010
      - 19 Nov 12, 6:03pm -
      northern myanmar April 2010
      northern myanmar April 2010
      - 19 Nov 12, 3:40pm -
      Arkansas Delta
      Arkansas Delta
      - 16 Nov 12, 9:40pm -
      southern keys
      southern keys
      - 9 Nov 12, 6:27pm -
      Great Barrier Reef 2006
      Great Barrier Reef 2006
      - 8 Nov 12, 7:57pm -
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      Oracle Spatial Blog

      • Video zu Oracle Spatial and Graph 12.2 mit Jean Ihm
        In diesem knapp 6 min Video stellt Jean Ihm (@JeanIhm) Neues rund um Spatial and Graph in der Version 12.2 vor. Der Spatial-Teil beginnt ab ca. 2:45. Es lohnt sich jedoch sehr, über den Tellerrand von Geodaten zu schauen in Richtung der Graph Featur…
        - 13 Jun 17, 7:07am -
      • DOAG Geodata Day 2017
        Der DOAG Geodata Day findet dieses Jahr im Rahmen der Big Data Days am 22. September 2017 in Kassel statt. Es wird noch der eine oder andere interessante Beitrag gesucht. Bitte reichen Sie Ihren Vorschlag direkt bei Kushtrim Krasniqi ein, dem Verantw…
        - 6 Jun 17, 12:29pm -
      • GeoJSON, JSON und mehr: Die Oracle DB 12.2 im Fokus
        Wieder einmal hat Oracle Deutschland ein Dojo herausgegeben, ein kleines rotes Heft, in welchem aktuelle Themen rund um die Oracle Datenbank behandelt werden. Das Heft 13 ist ein besonderes, da es von mehreren Autorinnen und Autoren inhaltlich verfa…
        - 3 May 17, 8:53pm -
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