Heather Smith

Heather is a cartographer and artist who mixes both practices to express and understand landscapes. She works as a product engineer at Esri, where she designs and tests mapping features in ArcGIS Pro. View more of her work at www.heathergabrielsmith.ca/maps

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A Little Population Atlas

Learn how to make a small population atlas using ArcGIS Pro.

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ArcGIS Pro: The many ways to symbolize by size

Learn about the different options available in ArcGIS Pro for symbolizing by size.

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Untangling interchanges with Symbol layer drawing

Use Symbol layer drawing in ArcGIS Pro to untangle complicated highway interchanges and display them in their correct overlapping order.

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Hand drawn terrain

Add your own hand-drawn terrain to an otherwise digitally-drawn map in ArcGIS Pro.

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Map-making, step by step

Recently I made a map of my favorite park: the Mojave National Preserve, a huge desert park in California. It's a fantastic place that yo...

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Map the stars with size, transparency, and color

The night sky mostly looks like a million tiny white pinpricks in the dark. But there is in fact a lot of variation there. Some stars are...

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