Fall 2021, Vol. 43, No. 4

Featured

The 2021 Esri UC highlighted how the GIS community is confronting the world’s challenges and—critically—what more needs to be done.

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NEWS

Open Data
Open Data

Caribbean GeoPortal Builds Local GIS Capacity and Inspires Collaboration

The cloud-based platform helps organizations work together to respond to natural hazards and prepare for a more sustainable future.

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Collaboration
Collaboration

Briefly Noted

Get ideas for how to celebrate GIS Day and find out how GIS is boosting data-driven governance and bridging the digital divide.

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COVID-19
COVID-19

Mapped Medicare Data Helps US Military Deliver Pandemic Support

A detailed dashboard showed leaders where COVID-19 infections would spike next and, later, where more people needed to be vaccinated.

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ESRI TECHNOLOGY

ArcGIS Indoors
ArcGIS Indoors

Create a Hybrid Workplace with Indoor Mapping

Facilities need to be transformed in ways that are both flexible and sustainable. ArcGIS Indoors can help.

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ArcGIS Urban
ArcGIS Urban

New ArcGIS Urban Capabilities Drive Neighborhood-Level Planning and Design

Users have more flexibility when sketching buildings, can get real-time feedback on goals, and have more tools for collaboration.

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ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online

How to Choose the Right Web App in ArcGIS Online

Esri has many interactive web app builders that users can choose from. But first, app creators should consider four important questions.

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YOUR WORK

Urban Planning
Urban Planning

Urban Design Training Goes Virtual with ArcGIS Pro

To continue training employees through the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority digitally transformed its courses.

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Utilities
Utilities

Water Utility Brings Engineering In-House with Enterprise Asset Management

Erie Water Works saves hundreds of thousands of dollars with its GIS-based implementation.

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Conservation
Conservation

An Elephant Never Forgets

To clear a peckish pachyderm from a Zimbabwean playground, researchers used chili oil and GIS. The results were remarkable.

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GIS PEOPLE

Scientific Currents
Scientific Currents

Biodiversity Matters to Everyone, So Let’s Protect It

The natural world is under siege. Join some of the geospatial causes aimed at reducing biodiversity loss and protecting the planet.

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GIS Hero
GIS Hero

A GIS Innovator Pursues Her “Mappiness”

Annette Ginocchetti has boundless enthusiasm for GIS. She is also always one step ahead with the technology.

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From the Meridian
From the Meridian

Community Colleges Are Changing the Landscape of Geography Education

While the relevance of geography is being challenged at the university level, the growth of the field at community colleges is promising.

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COLLABORATIONS

Esri Partners
Esri Partners

Esri Partners Model Development and Increase Sustainability

Organizations around the world are using GIS to build new housing, improve roads, and fix water supply issues—with help from Esri partners.

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Esri Startup Partners
Esri Startup Partners

Closing Information Gaps in Emergency Response

To act quickly when natural hazards strike, emergency service providers can now use First Due to bring together critical fire and EMS data.

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Esri Press
Esri Press

Esri Press

New Esri Press books explore how to collaborate using maps and data, how to use ArcGIS Pro 2.8, and the rich diversity of thematic mapping.

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