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Esri Teams with Partners to Build Better Flood Forecast Maps

March 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning, Stormwater

Redlands, Calif., March 22, 2016—Esri is participating in the White House Water Summit, in celebration of the United Nations' World Water Day. Esri has committed to building new technology that maps the extent and depth of flood forecasts, along with Kisters,…

Researchers Find East Coast Hurricanes Can Flood the Midwest

November 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater, Water

Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. Or is it? With the Nov. 30 end of the…

Esri Brings Analytics to Urban Modeling for Smarter City Planning

September 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning, Products

Esri brings together the power of GIS analytics and the beauty of 3D urban modeling in its latest release of CityEngine. Now urban designers and architects…

Sungevity Debuts Next-Gen Instant Solar Quoting Technology

July 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy

Sungevity, Inc., a recognized leader in the global solar market, today announced the first technology capable of generating residential solar installation quotes instantly based on nothing more than a street address. The company's new Instant Solar Quote (Instant…

GeoXploit Analyzes the Appeal of Tourist Venues

April 25, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate

By using GeoXploit, the powerful package of mapping and analysis software and data from MapMechanics, the travel and leisure team at independent market research consultancy BDRC Continental has been able to give clients new insights into the appeal of major…

Maricopa County, Arizona Selects Esri Canada’s Assessment Analyst Solution to Improve Property Assessment

October 21, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate

Esri Canada today announced that Maricopa County in Arizona will be implementing the company’s Assessment Analyst solution. The geographic information system (GIS) desktop software fully integrates with Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) systems, resulting…

Manchester Airports Group Uses Spatial Analysis to Manage 25-year Growth Plan

October 11, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

Esri UK today announced that Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has selected to develop the capability and usage of Esri GIS (Geographical Information System) technology, to improve asset management and help manage the airport group’s growth plans. The system…

Professor Releases an App to Track Commuter Data

September 10, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

A Concordia professor is working to see how smartphones can help improve urban planning and public transportation. Zachary Patterson, who teaches in the Geography, Planning and Environment department and does research under the Hexagram-Concordia umbrella…

Satellite Images Reveal London’s Heat Island Effect

August 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Environment

Following a project to visualise how high temperatures affect urban areas and communities, Arup is now undertaking further research to understand how this data can be used to help plan for and mitigate the risks of hot weather in cities. The concept of cities…

Britons are Embracing Pedal Power

July 4, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Twenty years ago, very few people could name a world-class British cyclist beyond Chris Boardman, but following last year’s Olympic exploits and Sir Bradley Wiggins’ triumph at the Tour de France, a whole generation of Brits have been inspired to embrace…