Cooper Thomas

Cooper is a cartographer on Esri’s StoryMaps team. His maps have found their way onto the @Esrigram Instagram feed, the front page of Reddit, and his parents’ fridge. In his spare time, Cooper enjoys playing Mozart to his houseplants so that they someday grow tall and strong.

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Our favorite stories of 2020

A curated sampling of some of the StoryMaps team's favorite stories of the year.

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Including Charts in ArcGIS StoryMaps

Elevate your data-driven storytelling with these tips and best practices from Esri's StoryMaps team.

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Swipe right for a powerful storytelling tool

Learn about the Swipe media block in ArcGIS StoryMaps, a great tool for simultaneously comparing maps side-by-side.

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Curators at the Library of Congress Embrace Story Maps

Learn how the Library of Congress is using Esri Story Maps to share their collections with the world.

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Making the "New UNESCO World Heritage Sites" Story Map

A behind-the-scenes look at how we produced our story map on the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Oral History Mapping with ArcGIS Online

How freelance cartographer Sam Raby created "Placing Oral Histories," a story map that traces refugees' exoduses out of Syria.

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The Making of the "Two Koreas" Story Map

How we made "The Two Koreas," a story map chronicling the divergent historical trajectories of North and South Korea.

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The Making of the "Bombing Missions of the Vietnam War" Story Map

Over the course of the Vietnam War, the United States and its allies dropped over 7.5 million tons of bombs on Southeast Asia. But until ...

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