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The New Normal: Text Analytics and Location Intelligence in ArcGIS

1.    Introduction to AI Machine Learning, and Deep Learning in ArcGIS Artificial Intelligence is the bigger idea of achieving the human level of intelligence, Machine Learning is a subset of Artificial Intelligence that deals with big data –deriving rules and extracting patterns; Deep Learning is a kind of Machine Learning that uses a specific technique …

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What is Spatial Interpolation? What are the different methods of Interpolation used in GIS?

Spatial Interpolation is a method to estimate a value of unknown pixels based on measurements/values from known pixels in close proximity or within a range of unknown pixels. Based on Tobler’s First Law of Geography–that points close together in space are more likely to have similar values than points that are far apart, this method …

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Applications of GIS in Agriculture

Increasing interest in Remote Sensing and advancement in the GIS technology has open gateways to various researches—agriculture being one of them. The easy viability of hyperspectral images (thanks to USGS EROS Center) and the enthusiasm of the scientists in using their expertise interpreting and analyzing these images to produce robust, sensible, and understandable products has …

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What are the differences between ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro?

ArcMap ArcGIS Pro Projects are saved in .mxd format Projects are saved in .aprx format It has 3 different applications: ArcMap, Arc catalog, and Arc Scene All three applications are unified and can be used interchangeably It has an application view It is a ribbon-based application ArcMap is document-based–meaning it has only one map and …

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What is Geoprocessing? What are the useful geoprocessing tools?

Definition ESRI defines geoprocessing as a framework and set of tools for processing geographic related data. In GIS, there are different geoprocessing tools and techniques to perform spatial analysis or manage GIS data in an automated way. It is a very important tool in ArcGIS software and plays a fundamental role in spatial analysis. Geoprocessing …

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Want to become GIS expert: Master these 20 Essential GIS Skills.

Background This article is inspired by a book by Gina Clemmer, “The GIS 20 Essential Skills” published by ESRI in 2017. This book offers an activation code for free GIS trail for 180-days, so it’s worth buying this book. First thing first, you need to have basic knowledge on GIS in order to learn these …

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What are Feature Classes?

Definition A feature class is a collection of geographic features that share the same geometry type (such as point, line, or polygon) and the same attribute fields for a common area. Examples: streets, well points, parcels, soil types, and census tracts etc. A feature class can contain only one kind of geometry—point, line, or polygon …

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What are different Data Formats in GIS?

What are Data formats? There are two data formats that GIS is handy with: Vector and Raster data formats. Both data systems store spatial and attribute data, but in different ways. Both are georeferenced, meaning that the information is tied to a specific location on the earth’s surface using x-y coordinates defined in a standard way: a …

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7 Wonders of the World – Animate your map using ArcGIS Pro

This tutorial tends to animate through the bookmarks in ArcGIS Pro and create an animation. These animations can be exported as Gif, MPEG Movie, YouTube Video, HD720, HD 1080, Instagram, Twitter, and others. Quick Overview These are the steps followed in this tutorial. Create new bookmarks Manage bookmarks Import bookmarks to animation pane Create your …

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