Author Archives: Aimee Mandeville

App Storage Size

On April 15, 2019, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on App Storage Size

I have been using the ArcGIS Online Cascade template to create story maps. This template allows images to be used in the story either by linking to an image’s URL or uploading directly to the app. Any image you access, for use in the story, is saved as part of…

RI Attorney General $4.1 million in grants from Volkswagen Settlement

On December 28, 2018, Posted by , In EDC News, With Comments Off on RI Attorney General $4.1 million in grants from Volkswagen Settlement

As a result of a previously announced settlement with Volkswagen for violating Rhode Island state laws prohibiting the sale and leasing of diesel vehicles equipped with illegal and undisclosed emissions control defeat device software, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced $4.1 million in funding for a variety of environmentally beneficial…

All about Credits

On May 16, 2018, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, With Comments Off on All about Credits

It’s all about self-management and awareness as described in this Arcgis Online Blog describing how credits are charged.    

Thin Layer Deposition to Restore Marshes

On February 28, 2018, Posted by , In Online Viewers, With Comments Off on Thin Layer Deposition to Restore Marshes

Check out the storymap: Can We Save Our Drowning Salt Marshes Thin layer deposition is a technique that has been tested in portions of the coastal US with promising results.  It involves the process of using environmentally-clean sand obtained from the dredging of navigational channels and breachways and depositing it…

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping

On October 30, 2017, Posted by , In EDC News, By , With Comments Off on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping

Mike Bradley and Scott Rasmussen are collecting eelgrass distributions in Long Island Sound.  Check out their video!

2017 ESRI: Honorable Mention

On August 18, 2017, Posted by , In EDC News, With Comments Off on 2017 ESRI: Honorable Mention

2017 Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest Honorable mention: Science, Technology and Education Using UAVs to Aid Policy and Decision-Making in Western Ghana Learn about how UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are revolutionizing policy-making for the Ghana Sustainable Fisheries project. UAVs assess flooding and erosion using LIDAR, remotely sense mangrove forests, and…

Efficiently Manage your Tags

On June 8, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , With Comments Off on Efficiently Manage your Tags

The ArcGIS Item Information Tool is able to access your ArcGIS Online items.  Launch the tool and you will be prompted for your ArcGIS Online credentials.  Once logged in, you will see your folder listing of your ArcGIS Online content.  Click on each folder to see the items contained within that folder along…

Story Maps and Web Security

On June 7, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , , With Comments Off on Story Maps and Web Security

This just came across on the ARCGIS BLOG from ESRI. Story Map apps will require all content placed in an app to use HTTPS in the URL. This switch to HTTPs only will take place later this year. Read ESRI’s detailed BLOG for more information, however the take-way from ESIR is this: immediately adopt the practice…

Editing Shapefiles: ArcGIS Online

On March 23, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , , With Comments Off on Editing Shapefiles: ArcGIS Online

Scenario:  You have a polygon dataset showing the location of historic cemeteries.  The historic cemetery commission would like to add attributes to this dataset.  The commission does not have an ArcGIS Desktop license; however they do have an internet connection.  Using ArcGIS Online the commission can add attributes to the…

Getting Ready to Use the Collector App

On December 12, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online,NPS Workflow, By , , With Comments Off on Getting Ready to Use the Collector App

The ability to collect geographically referenced information using your smartphone or tablet is an increasingly popular way to quickly and efficiently collect data. Although there are many different applications that can accomplish this, here we will focus on the Collector App from Esri. This blog posting will focus on the steps necessary…