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  • Ah the trusty old, well-worn, United States of [Thiessen Polygon] Map. But at least I was a relatively early adopter (the original version was made in…yikes!…2011). Sure, this post will show you how to make these boundaries, but more interestingly, it will … Continue reading

  • Here is a map in the style of Tim Wallace’s definitive map of the 2016 US Presidential Election. This is a small snapshot of Tim’s maps, for reference… Tim’s unique take, and beautiful craftsmanship, show two Americas, one of Trump and one … Continue reading

  • If you haven’t checked out the new ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas About Applying the Science of Where I think you ought to. It’s a multi-format extravaganza of the how and why of spatial science. In that spirit, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

  • [Original source: Survey123 for ArcGIS GeoNet Group] . We are pleased to announce the availability of Survey123 for ArcGIS 2.3 across all supported platforms. This update is for the most part a maintenance release but it introduces a handful of … Continue reading

  • Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 27 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Australia, Denmark, and the United … Continue reading