ArcGIS Online gets high resolution elevation data for England and Wales

Last autumn the Lidar data captured by the Environment agency of England and Natural Resources Wales were released as open data, collectively covering 70% of England and Wales. This amazing data resource has now been incorporated into the Esri World Elevation services, by including data from the Lidar derived DTM (bare earth).

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Exporting your photos from ArcGIS Online

With the rising success of our app Collector, there are many of you now taking photos out and about and adding them as attachments to your data in ArcGIS Online. Once you’ve collected all your data, you may want to collate all the attachments together to be able to use them within another system. Rather than clicking on each feature and saving the attachment locally you can use this method which takes all the attachments from a feature service and exports them into a folder.

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Remember, remember the November update for ArcGIS Online

We had our Esri UK Scottish Event in Perth this week and Charles Kennelly shared some of what's planned for the next ArcGIS Online update. You can read about all of the planned updates here.

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Working with OS MasterMap Water Layer in the ArcGIS Platform

Ordnance Survey have released OS MasterMap Water Network, a new OS MasterMap layer. It provides the flow, centre line geometry and height of all rivers, streams, lakes, lochs and canals across Great Britain. The layer is a structured link/node representation of all connected watercourses including the underground network (inferred based on entry and exit points). This article takes you through loading (Productivity Suite is not required), merging, de-duplicating and creating a geometric water network.
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