Emily Meriam

With nearly 20 years 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 Product Engineer and Cartographer with Esri’s 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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Live Earthquake Mapping for Everyone

Watch and map earthquakes in real time using subscription free layers available from ArcGIS Living Atlas.

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How big is 289 square miles? Use Living Atlas geography to compare geographies.

ArcGIS Living Atlas is brimming with layers that you can use to enhance the spatial message of your map.

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Mapping Loss: The Faces of Landscape Change in Las Vegas

Customize your own clip extent with an image service from Living Atlas and then run analysis to make a unique and compelling map (Part I).

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Where is the nearest National Park?

Have fun creating a map that has the look and feel of a vintage National Park poster using ArcGIS Pro.

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Updated Arcade Code for Scaling Symbology

See a clever way of putting together an Arcade expression to allow your map symbol to scale as you zoom in and out of your map.

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Earthquake Mapping Part II: The Cartography of Time, Magnitude, and Alert Levels

Let's meaningfully visualize 60 possible earthquake combinations using Live Feed data available in the Living Atlas.

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Earthquake Mapping Part I: One Symbol from Multiple Fields in Arcade

With just a few lines of Arcade code you can take multiple fields within your ArcGIS Online data and combine them into one unified symbol.

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Automatically Resize Symbols by Map Scale in Arcade

Learn how to create custom Arcade expressions to automatically resize your symbols as you zoom in and out of your map.

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