Esri News for the Living Atlas Community – Summer Issue 2016

Blog Post created by SMatthews-esristaff Employee on Jun 22, 2016

Visit the Living Atlas Content Area at the 2016 Esri User Conference!

A modern GIS needs access to a wealth of foundational content. The Living Atlas is the foremost collection of authoritative, ready-to-use global geographic information ever assembled. The Living Atlas enables the exploration of people and places around the world, as well as the natural and man-made influences that impact them. Experience the benefit of on-demand access to valuable maps, data layers, tools, services, and apps to help you achieve your goals.

  • Learn about the themes of content in the Living Atlas, covering topics like demographics, boundaries, imagery, landscapes, oceans, 3D, and earth observations.
  • See demonstrations on how to build and share your organization’s authoritative maps and layers.
  • See how to use map and layers from the Living Atlas to perform advanced analytics across the platform.
  • Meet the curators and discuss the content needs of your organization.

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This issue of Esri News for the Living Atlas Community highlights the latest Living Atlas Community Webinar. In this webinar, Randy Warren from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) described their mission to provide actionable content and how contributing to the Living Atlas meets their needs, and Keith VanGraafeiland, Esri Living Atlas Content Curator for Oceans, demonstrated how NOAA’s content can be leveraged to enhance your work. This issue also includes information about demographic and lifestyle data for sixty new countries, and a look at a major update to the Community Maps Contributor App.


I encourage you to share this newsletter with others who may benefit from its content by inviting them to subscribe.  Likewise, I invite you to contact me with feedback about the newsletter or suggest topics for future issues. I am glad you have joined us in helping to build the Living Atlas of the World!