Emily Meriam

With over two decades of GIS experience Emily has mapped elephants in Thailand, wildlife poachers in the Republic of Palau, land use related issues around Yosemite National Park, and active wildfire incidents for the State of California. Presently she is a Senior Product Engineer and Cartographer with the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World where she styles and designs layers, maps, and apps with the Environment Team. When not making maps, she is a true geographer and loves traveling with her family.

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Be Wildfire Aware within your own maps

The incident, population, and environment enriched layers from Wildfire Aware are now available as a live feed layer for your maps and apps.

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The Most Detailed Map of US Waters That You’ve Ever Seen

The new NHDplus High Resolution layer provides a detailed view of the rivers, lakes, and other waterbodies of the United States.

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Climate Extremes: Heavy Rains

A serialized look at climate extremes. Here we discuss increased precipitation and how to visualize, interpret, and prepare for more storms.

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Climate Extremes: Heat

A serialized look at climate extremes related to the latest CMIP6 models. Here we discuss heat, how to think about it, and mitigation resources.

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Wildfire Aware App Design and Implementation

The Esri team responsible for the Wildfire Aware app shares key design and implementation decisions.

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Be Wildfire Aware with this new application

Esri's Wildfire Aware application brings together 22 layers to facilitate understanding about wildfires and surrounding areas.

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Using Living Atlas content to study current and future threats to global food security

Modeling the state of future agriculture.

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Creating a meaningful temperature palette

Colors and temperatures unite in the new temperature forecast layers that are now part of the Living Atlas library.

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Mangrove Ecosystems of the World

Find these unique ecosystems using the new European Space Agency Land Cover layer.

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