ESRI (UK) Case Study

Buried deep in the ESRI (UK) website is a case study I helped put together showcasing some of the ways we use GIS (specifically ESRI products) within UCL Department of Geography and Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. ESRI (UK) co-sponsor my PhD ...


G-I-S State of Mind

For GIS nerds only: Just to prove that GIS users are “hip” and “cool” here is a video that takes a contemporary “rap” artist’s song and adapts it with GIS- specific lyrics. I really “dig” this, es...


ArcGIS Desktop 10 Service Pack 1

ESRI have released the first service pack for ArcGIS 10. The list of fixes is enormous and having encountered several of the bugs so I would highly recommend you perform the update. The ArcGIS Desktop 10 service pack is 361mb in size so make sure you...


ArcGIS for iPhone: Review

ESRI have just launched their ArcGIS for iPhone Application. I have tested it out and thought I would share a my first impressions. I conducted the test on my iPhone 3GS running software version 4.0.1 and with 1 to 3 bars of 3G signal. Overall I foun...


The UCL Geography ESRI Development Center

UCL Department of Geography is proud to be an ESRI Development Center (or Centre). Each year we have to submit a report that outlines the past year’s activities. We have had another busy year hosting two visiting professors (Prof. Keith Clarke ...


ESRI’s Free Maps

Following a slightly critical post about the map featured on ESRI’s Geomedicine website I thought I would balance things with a post on a good example (in my opinion) of a mapping service from ESRI. I was really impressed with their Free Embedd...


Who reads the small print?

As a proud ESRI Developer Centre we were disappointed to see the map on the front page of ESRI‘s recently promoted (via twitter) Geomedicine website. The front page (screen shot below) shows an interactive map of the USA. On it users can overla...