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Data-Driven ArcGIS StoryMaps

Data-Driven ArcGIS StoryMaps How to Create a Story Map by Batch Attaching Media to Points Using ArcGIS StoryMaps By Jay Bowen, University of Iowa Libraries Tags: ArcGIS StoryMaps, data-driven, map tour, batch attachment, images, spreadsheet, csv Overview There are a lot of questions on the GIS Q&A sites about how to create a story map from a spreadsheet of point data with images using the newer version of ArcGIS StoryMaps , but very few answers. If you are like me, you liked how Esri's Classic Story Maps allowed you to upload an entire csv of points with image urls to create a data-driven story map in one quick step without having to do this point-by-point. You may have agonized over this process in the newer version and you might be unaware that, by implementing a few extra steps using ArcGIS Desktop, you can also do this with the newer version. In the post that follows, I will walk you through the steps involved so that you can create a data-driven tour in ArcGIS StoryMaps u

The BTAA Geoportal and OSU Extension

By Daniel Dotson The Ohio State University has a valuable OSU Extension that offers services and knowledge on a wide range of issues. Like many extension networks in other states, major topics include agriculture and environment. Water Water, Water everywhere… but WHERE exactly? The BTAA Geoportal has some answers. With over records for over 150 items related to water in Ohio , users could find information related to: Watersheds  Wetlands  Aquifers  Groundwater  Floodplains  Bodies of water  And More!  Information is available often by county, but sometimes specific to cities. Most of these are more recent items and data sets, but there is some historic information as well as some scanned maps available.  Maumee River Trees & Forests Over 100 items are available related to trees or forests. With trees as a major concern for environmental issues, but also with implications for the agriculture community, such resources would also be valuable to Extension. Topics related to t