Why GIS in Education matters…

From Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager: An article in Geospatial World about why GIS in education matters: https://www.geospatialworld.net/blogs/why-gis-in-education-matters/ Compilation of statements about the importance of spatial data: https://spatialreserves.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/key-statements-about-the-importance-of-spatial-data/

81 dates of historical imagery available

For those of you that regularly examine changes over space and time with imagery and GIS: 81 different dates of historical imagery for the past 5 years now reside in ArcGIS via the World Imagery Wayback service.  For more, see: https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/arcgis-living-atlas/imagery/wayback-81-flavors-of-world-imagery/    You can access this imagery in ArcGIS Online, ArcMap, and ArcGIS Pro.  A great place to … Read more

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada story map

A freshwater story map called “The Water We Share” that outlines the different freshwater conservation projects that Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada scientists are currently working on and gives some background on why this landscape is important to protect.

Story Maps series on the Anthropocene: Living in the Age of Humans

 Three new story maps from the Esri Education Team: Living in the Age of Humans, an introductory essay  http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2018/anthropocene/index.html The Human Reach, chapter one of the series, featuring web scenes, maps, and animations showing population density, urbanization, Earth at night, networks, and human footprint https://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2018/anthropocene/1-human-reach.html The Human Reach Atlas, featuring 2D web maps of each theme with … Read more