Ecological coastal units (ECUs) were created by USGS, Esri, and others for mapping and analyzing the world’s coastal regions.

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FACES OF GIS
The Geographic Approach Matters More Than Ever

GIS—Creating a Sustainable Future, the the 2021 Esri User Conference theme, emphasizes using GIS to balance environmental, economic, and society.

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Act Now for the Future

GIS is critical to adopting a sustainable approach to living and working as the challenges to the Earth increase.

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FOCUS

South Korean City Uses a Digital Twin to Meet Challenges

A South Korean city is using a digital twin to become a truly smart city by using its geospatial infrastructure.

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SPECIAL

Science Symposium Focuses on Biodiversity

Preserving biodiversity was the theme of Healy Hamilton's keynote at the 2021 Esri Science Symposium

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END NOTES

Saving Water, Money, and Time with GIS

Landscaping company moves from pencils and paper to digital design for irrigation systems saving water and money.

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SOFTWARE AND DATA

AI Enables Rapid Creation of Global Land Cover Map

Esri released a new high-resolution 2020 global land cover map and made it available to everyone on the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

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SOFTWARE AND DATA

Increase the Value of Imagery in Your Organization

An extension to ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS Online makes imagery more accessible and more easily managed.

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SOFTWARE AND DATA

You Should Share Your Data

Sharing your organization's data has many benefits for you and the geospatial industry.

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The Importance of Margins of Error and Mapping

Understanding and communicating the margins of error inherent in sampled data.

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FOCUS

Mapping Pikas’ Habitat to Help Save Them

A team of university researchers used high-resolution imagery, ArcGIS, and R to find habitat necessary for the survival of pikas

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MANAGER'S CORNER

How to Review a Geospatial Strategy

Use this checklist as a guide when developing a geospatial strategy for your organization or as a way to see its value.

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MANAGER'S CORNER

Take Your ArcGIS Online Organization to the Next Level

This free book helps you optimize your organization's use of ArcGIS Online.

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DEVELOPER'S CORNER

Six Ways to Visualize Change Over Time in Web Maps

Use ArcGIS API for JavaScipt tools to answer what, how much, when, and where questions about raw data through visualization.

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Customize Legends in ArcGIS Pro

Make GIS mapping more effective by taking advantage of the flexibility of ArcGIS Pro in manipulating legends and other marginalia.

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MANAGER'S CORNER

Update Your Basemaps from Raster to Vector

Esri vector basemaps are optimized to quickly generate and update maps and apps.

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Ten Tips for Tables in Layouts

GIS software tips for mastering ArcGIS Pro tables to communicate information more effectively.

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FACES OF GIS

Students Used GIS to Respond to the Great Flood of 2019

Western Illinois University GIS students create maps to help disaster response in the Great Flood of 2019 in the US MidWest.

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EDUCATION

Penn State’s Geodesign Students See Opportunities for Community Growth

Students from the Penn State University geodesign program participated in a project to revitalize the city of Utica, New York.

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EDUCATION

ArcGIS Learning Available through Your LMS

Esri Academy LMS Integration makes GIS training e-Learning resources available via organizations’ own training systems.

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EDUCATION

Textbooks and Resources for Educators

Esri Press publishes textbooks on geographic science, GIS mapping, crime analysis, human geography, and other geospatial subjects.

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Esri Press

GIS Bookshelf

Esri Press publishes new books on geographic science and climate resilience

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SOFTWARE AND DATA

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National Geospatial Data Assets (NGDA) and Infutor geocoding now available in ArcGIS to improve geographic knowledge.

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