March 8, 2016
Redlands, California —Esri took part in the Expanding Opportunity with Open Data: A White House Demonstration on March 7, 2016. The event showcased digital tools that help people advocate for resources in their communities through the ability to access neighborhood-level information about opportunities, such as jobs. Families, community organizers, nonprofits, local leaders, and the media
June 16, 2015
The Western Australian Land Information System (WALIS) posted bathymetric survey data online to facilitate decision making about the coast near Perth, Australia. The online repository shows the range of publicly available bathymetric/hydrographic survey data held by the Department of Transportation.
February 9, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015—Esri today announced the launch of a new site aimed to help citizens discover organizations sharing open data around the world and provide direct access to thousands of open government datasets. Citizens can search, download, filter, and visualize this data through their web browser or mobile device. Since July 2014, more than
November 25, 2014
A report from the recent plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations by Timothy Stryker, the director of the U.S. Group on Earth Observations Program, emphasized the importance of open and machine-readable data.
October 1, 2014
Redlands, Calif., Sept. 23,, 2014—President Obama today announced the public availability of 30 meter SRTM data. Immediately following the President’s speech, Esri announced that it will enhance its existing World Elevation Map to include this more detailed 30 meter SRTM data, making the data available to its customers and others around the world. By taking
September 25, 2014
President Obama announced several initiatives to support a scientific and technological response to climate change on Sept. 23, 2014, including the release of global 30-meter elevation data sets collected by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).