Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright joined Esri as Chief Scientist in October 2011, after 17 years as a Professor of Geography and Oceanography at Oregon State University. As Esri Chief Scientist, she is responsible for strengthening the scientific foundation for Esri software and services, while representing Esri to the international scientific community. Dawn also remains on the faculty of Oregon State University. Over the past 30 years she has developed and participated in several initiatives around the world to map, analyze, and preserve ocean terrains and ecosystems, and was elected to both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, as well as the American Academy of Arts & Sciences for this work. Aside from GIS, Dawn is very much into road cycling, apricot green tea gummy bears, 18th-century pirates, her puppy Riley, and SpongeBob Squarepants.

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Esri and the 2022 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

Information about Esri's participation in the largest Earth Science meeting in the world.

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Esri Joins Microsoft-GEO BON Biodiversity Grant Initiative

Esri joins Microsoft and GEO BON in the new Essential Biodiversity Variables on the Cloud grant program

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Making Story Maps Citable (e.g., with Digital Object Identifiers)

Tips for making story maps citable in journal article and other academic outlets.

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Announcing the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum, November 4-6 at the Esri Conference Center in Redlands, CA, USA, is now ...

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Dimension Explorer 1.1 Released

Originally posted by Dave Johnson, Esri Applications Prototype Lab A new version of Dimension Explorer, an addin tool for ArcMap, has j...

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Esri and the Science Community: The Year Ahead

From the Esri Insider blog post Science at Esri continues to be an exciting initiative where we are concerned with supporting both bas...

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Introducing the Dimension Explorer

Originally posted by Dave Johnson, Esri Applications Prototype Lab Dimension Explorer, an addin tool for ArcMap, has just been released...

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Course Change for the Arc Marine Data Model

As mentioned in a prior blog post and presentation, there have been discussions about the development of a new, improved version of the 2007

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Data streaming in GIS

Near-real-time (NRT) tracking of the Cosco Boston vessel using exactEarth automatic identification system geospatial web services

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