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Summer 2003
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Esri Technology Serves Online Maps for a Variety of Needs

Locating Traffic Jams, Plant Specimens, and More

Esri's Internet mapping technologies add geographic data and analysis to a multitude of applications serving communities and their citizens in a variety of ways from traffic information to property data to conservation data. Links to these and other Web sites powered by Esri technology are at To be included, send a description of your mapping site and its URL to

Arkansas Soil Information System
The Arkansas Soil Information System (ARK-SIS) is an online ArcIMS application focused primarily on mapping the soils of Arkansas. This project was designed and developed at the Soil Physics/GIS Laboratory at the University of Arkansas to provide a useful, interactive tool for visualizing, analyzing, and interactively building soil maps for Arkansas on a county-by-county basis (1:24,000 scale), as well as on a state basis (1:250,000 scale).

Missouri Botanical Garden Specimen Mapping
This site provides access to the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAScular Tropicos (VAST) nomenclatural database and associated authority files. Powered by ArcIMS, it enables users to enter a species name and view the distribution map for all specimens contained within the Missouri Botanical Garden's database.

Road Construction in Illinois
The Illinois Department of Transportation Road Construction is an ArcIMS application that provides detailed information on road construction sites throughout the state. Users can select and view construction by metropolitan area, county, or city. They can click on construction locations and get details of each project including the construction period, which lanes will be closed, and the impact on travel.

Summit County Auditor's ArcIMS
This application is designed to provide the citizens of Summit County, Ohio, with an easy-to-use application for all parcel-related needs. This new version contains numerous improvements and enhancements. New tools have been added to the mapping portion of the application as well as more map layers such as a shaded relief image of the county. The appearance of the application has been modified for a greater map viewing area. The application still combines the different fiscal office Web sites in a single, easy-to-use application. The four tabs found at the top portion of the site enable users to link to the different parts of the application from anyplace on the site.

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