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  • The Hadoop Distributed File System

    The Hadoop Distributed File System

    This blog post addresses the new era of storage systems by focusing on the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), which is one of the Esri’s GeoAnalytics Server supported external data sources.

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  • Geography Awareness Week is here! Let’s celebrate GIS Day 2020!

    Geography Awareness Week is here! Let’s celebrate GIS Day 2020!

    Happy Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day! Find out what Esri Canada is doing this year to celebrate the power of maps and spatial thinking.

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  • November’s GIS Ambassador: Paul VanZant

    November’s GIS Ambassador: Paul VanZant

    This month’s honorary GIS Ambassador is Paul VanZant, a recently retired educator who’s helping to move geographic education forward in Canada throughout his career.

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  • Building a sense of place and community with free digital tools for K 12 education42:25

    Building a sense of place and community with free digital tools for K 12 education

    Learn how to create a collaborative field study to gather primary source data on your community and environment using ArcGIS Survey123, a digital survey tool that is part of ArcGIS Online. Surveys cre

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  • Data storage options for GeoAnalytics Server

    Data storage options for GeoAnalytics Server

    This blog post explains different data storage options for GeoAnalytics Server.

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  • Powerful GIS toolsets for intelligence professionals

    Powerful GIS toolsets for intelligence professionals

    In the Defence and Intelligence communities the need to integrate and link data to extract actionable intelligence has never been more important.

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  • October’s GIS Ambassador: Celtie Ferguson

    October’s GIS Ambassador: Celtie Ferguson

    October’s GIS Ambassador is Celtie Ferguson from Inuvik. Find out how she has been promoting the use of GIS to students in the Western Arctic.

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  • September update: What’s new with ArcGIS Online for K-12 education

    September update: What’s new with ArcGIS Online for K-12 education

    Whether you’re an avid or new user of ArcGIS Online, check out the latest updates for K-12. From story maps to data, discover what’s new and improved.

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  • September’s GIS Ambassador: Anne Mansfield

    September’s GIS Ambassador: Anne Mansfield

    Meet Anne Mansfield September’s GIS Ambassador of the month! Find out how this passionate educator has been working to keep geography relevant in Ontario and across Canada.

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  • Arabelle Sauvé: Supporting French educators in Canada

    Arabelle Sauvé: Supporting French educators in Canada

    Meet Arabelle Sauvé the K-12 Bilingual Teaching and Learning Specialist. Discover what she’s been doing to ensure French resources and support are available to educators.

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  • Back to school resources and inspiration for K-12 Education

    Back to school resources and inspiration for K-12 Education

    Discover resources to get you started on your GIS journey and explore ways teachers and GIS Ambassadors have used GIS to engage students.

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  • Empower Students to Explore their World47:34

    Empower Students to Explore their World

    Whether you are with your students in the classroom or in a virtual setting, ArcGIS Online is a powerful tool for your students to explore their world. Learn how to access ArcGIS Online and where to f

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Claude Brun del Re

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Claude Brun del Re

    Discover what this retired teacher has done to support the use of spatial technologies in K-12 education for French teachers and learners.

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  • August Update: New resources and upcoming webinar for K-12 educators

    August Update: New resources and upcoming webinar for K-12 educators

    With a month left of summer, check out the upcoming webinar to get you started with ArcGIS Online in the fall and some new ArcGIS Online resources to try out.

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  • 10 Takeaways from the Esri User Conference for K-12 education

    10 Takeaways from the Esri User Conference for K-12 education

    Check out the 10 takeaways from this year’s virtual Esri UC. Discover new ArcGIS content and try new features on apps you are already using!

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  • July’s GIS Ambassador: Jonathan Fletcher

    July’s GIS Ambassador: Jonathan Fletcher

    Meet Jonathan Fletcher, a teacher from Port Colborne, Ontario. Find out how he’s been supporting GIS use in K-12 education in and out of the classroom.

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  • GeoAI Series #2: The Birth and Evolution of GeoAI

    GeoAI Series #2: The Birth and Evolution of GeoAI

    A 2nd GeoAI blog series that discusses the birth and evolution of GeoAI, specifically highlighting changes in key dependent drivers over time.

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  • Connections between marine conservation and GIS

    Connections between marine conservation and GIS

    Danielle Derrick, MSc. candidate in Biology and ECCE student associate at SFU, will speak at the Esri UC Oceans, Weather, and Climate SIG.

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  • Engage kids in learning with fun activities using ArcGIS

    Engage kids in learning with fun activities using ArcGIS

    Discover the projects a GIS Ambassador and teacher completed with their kids before the school year ended.

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  • Canada’s 2020 Esri Young Scholar adds another award to a stellar career

    Canada’s 2020 Esri Young Scholar adds another award to a stellar career

    Esri Young Scholars form lasting connections and hone their GIS skills at the Esri User Conference, whether in person or this year virtually

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