Matthew DeMeritt

Matt DeMeritt is a copy writer and brand journalist for Esri. For more than a decade, he has written articles about everything from mapping invasive pests to mapping the moons of Saturn. Prior to joining Esri, he was an English tutor at California State University, San Bernardino.

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Rail Crossing Locator App

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Targeting the Right Consumers

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Geospatial Outreach

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From Months to Minutes

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Better Than Scratch

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Guarding Against Geohazards

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Spatial Analysis Brings Focus to Mars Mission

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UAV and GIS—An Emerging Dynamic Duo

Devon Humphrey of Waypoint Mapping discusses the use of UAVs for GIS data capture.

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Slashing Development Time and Cost with COTS

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Integrating UAS and GIS Improves Search-and-Rescue Effort

Search and rescue team combines drones and ArcGIS to effectively respond to flash flood in the city of Wimberley, Texas.

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More Precise Paperless Reappraisal Process Integrated with GIS

Moving from a cumbersome paper-based reappraisal process to a digital one that is integrated with its GIS has saved an Ohio county time and...

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Serving Imagery Quickly in Times of Disaster

The South Carolina Air National Guard quickly processed satellite imagery after Hurricane Irene by using GeoImaging Tools for ArcGIS...

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Arnold Arboretum Mobile Mapping Increases Access to Botanical Collections

Arboretum visitors can use the Arnold Arboretum application to plan self-guided tours.

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Easy Rider

A new bike route map app powered with Esri ArcGIS will take you places in San Diego County.

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DNA Not Required

A Michigan man is doing hard time after GIS was used to map GPS coordinates from his cell phone, placing him at the scene of a horrific crime...

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A Clear Case

Two years before GIS maps were used as evidence in a murder trial in Kent County, Michigan, prosecutors there got their first glimpse of how...

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Mapping 100 Percent of Mercury

Planetary geologist Paul R. Byrne explains how mapping plays a pivotal role in unlocking the secrets of Mercury.

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Protecting Urban Forests the Modern Way

Trees in the city face a barrage of threats, from disease-carrying pests to windstorms that break limbs.

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Ending the Data Chase

The Land Information Portal, created for St. Louis County, Minnesota, provides staff with instant access to land records and maps.

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Creating an Offline Lifeline

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Audit Ready

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Turning a Requirement into a Benefit

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GIS Blunts Winter’s Threat in Maryland

How does Prince George’s County cope with storms such as the blizzard of January 2016? The county uses a real-time GIS-based snow operations...

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Retaining Zest in the Harvest

With food waste costing retailers billions, precision tracking of perishables could disrupt the produce supply chain.

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Psychographics: Market Analysis Moves beyond Demographics

Companies have long used demographics to understand customers and markets. Now big data analytics promises greater insight.

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