ArcWatch: GIS News, Views, and Insights

September 2015

It's Elemental: How Organizations Apply Geography Everywhere

By Carla Wheeler and Citabria Stevens
Esri Writers

How do firefighters in Australia use web maps to prevent and fight bushfires? How does a seed company use the analytical power of web GIS to help farmers feed the world? How is GIS used to manage an airport and a region's water resources? Representatives from four organizations walk you through how they apply geography to making critical decisions. Read the article.

A team from Beck's Hybrids demonstrates the GIS-powered FARMserver, which provides farmers with information about farms, fields, weather, and markets.

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The Tip

Learn to Add Vimeo Videos to Your Story Map Tour

Find out how to add Vimeo videos to a Story Map Tour, the popular story map app template for creating sequential, place-based narratives. Read the tip.

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