ArcWatch: GIS News, Views, and Insights

February 2018

Grounded in Reality

By Barbara Shields
Esri Writer

The flooding in their housing development was swift and furious, leaving hundreds of Hurricane Harvey evacuees from Katy, Texas, demanding information about the condition of their homes and property. That's when Esri emerging business partner GroundVu stepped in, collecting panoramic imagery of the flooded area and using GIS technology to create an application that gave people the ability to see the imagery of the flooding in their neighborhood online. Read the article.

Clicking a location on the map in the Panoramic Imagery Viewer brings up imagery of the flooding in that place.

The Tip

Learn to Add Favorites to Your ArcGIS Pro Projects
In ArcGIS Pro 2.0, you can save and reuse project connections. Gone are the days when you had to re-create folder, database, and server connections for a new ArcGIS Pro project. Now you can save your most-used connections on the new Favorites tab in the Catalog pane. Read the tip.

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