In addition to desktop software, Esri’s web-based mapping tools provide accessible opportunities for students and faculties to create interactive maps. The ArcGIS Online and StoryMaps are easy to get started with for people who don’t have prior GIS experience. It contains a rich collection of ready-to-use apps and could be used for collaborative projects.

ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online is Esri’s web-based mapping software for mapping and visualizing geospatial data. ArcGIS Online is easily accessible and allows users to produce and share interactive maps in collaboration.

ArcGIS StoryMap

ArcGIS StoryMaps is a web-based software where students and faculties could create stories by combining text, interactive  ArcGIS web maps, and other multimedia content. 

Mobile mapping tools

  • Link to Vassar Coop resources page > Geocaching at the preserve (link to ArcGIS Explorer and the Geocaching PDF) 
  • Survey 123: creating map-based surveys (coming soon)
  • Intro to Field Maps, creating a feature service and map in ArcGIS Online that can be edited in the field using Field Maps (coming soon)