Briefly Noted

Local Governments Simplify Property Surveys

Esri and the City of New Orleans created Photo Survey, a web application for local governments to publish street-level photo collections and conduct focused property surveys to identify blight, damaged structures, or construction activity. Learn more.

Data creation for sustainable development

In collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Esri will provide the ArcGIS platform to the least-developed countries to aid with data collection, management, monitoring, and use—all essential components of achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Earth science lessons on ArcGIS Online

Esri and Silver Tier partner GISetc released the Earth Science GeoInquiry Collection, a free set of 15 ArcGIS Online mapping activities and instructional materials intended to augment middle school earth science lessons. Additional lessons are slated to be released later this year. Access them.

Get access to live aviation data

Flight tracking data from FlightAware is now available on the ArcGIS platform, giving users the ability to view and analyze large amounts of accurate, live aviation data using Esri software.