There’s no arguing that ArcGIS Online has become the definitive Go-To resource to find maps, webmaps, apps, and geospatial data on the web. With many thousands of map authors, developers, mashup artists, and organizations around the World creating great maps and apps every day there’s always something cool to be found for just about anyone. We like share some of the cool things we’ve discovered in AGO recently right here on our blog so that we can easily look back and access all of our faves. The following are 5 cool and useful maps we’ve explored this week.
Stay informed about winter storm warnings, flood activity and other severe weather events and incidents with this web service from NOAA
A fine web service using ArcGIS Online to reveal weather warnings
Residents of Spokane, WA can stay informed about real-time street clearing of snow using this ArcGIS Online resource. the map identifies cleared routes, work in progress, and planned clearing activities.
Have you ever wondered, how many trips does a President make and where does he/she go on all these trips around the World? This map (in Italian) plots trips that President Obama has made during his term from 2009-2016.
This map layer from Esri’s Joseph Kerski is available via ArcGIS Online and can be used in your maps. Joseph has created a map tour layer of known webcams around the World that are monitoring volcanoes.
Hopefully some of the maps have inspired you to create and share a map or webmap using ArcGIS Online. If you create something cool or discover an awesome map or webmap please do tell us about it. you can always tweet us @geojobegis. Remember, to work better with your organization in ArcGIS Online be sure to use our free Admin Tools, available in the “Popular” section of the marketplace.
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