This page allows you to create your own maps using a (free) ArcGIS Online public account; explore and share maps about people and businesses, landscapes, the climate and much more; and gives you access to tools that will help you visualize large amounts of data and convey information in a way that’s more powerful than just words. Let’s get started!
MAPS ON ENVIRONMENT LIVE
Explore maps on UNEP Live by Theme
Explore maps on ENVIRONMENT Live by Region
CREATE YOUR OWN MAP
Here, users and assessment practitioners can create a map. To do so, first choose a base map from the options provided below and then simply drag and drop your data file (a CSV or Excel file) on to the map. Your file must include coordinates (latitudes and longitudes) in the following fields a) latitude fields: lat, latitude, y, ycenter b) longitude fields: lon, long, longitude, x, xcenter. You can also drag and drop zipped shapefiles.
LIVING ATLAS of the World
The ESRI Living Atlas is a collection of authoritative, ready-to-use global geographic information. The themed content in the Living Atlas is curated from content available in ArcGIS Online. The Living Atlas enables the exploration of people and places around the world, as well as the natural and man-made influences that impact them. Experience the benefit of on-demand access to valuable maps, data layers, tools, services, and apps to help you achieve your goals. Always changing and evolving, like our world, the Living Atlas contains information that impacts lives.
Detailed event, basemap, multispectral, and temporal imagery that captures the historic and present state of our planet.
Beautiful and authoritative maps that provide reference for our world and context for your work.
Demographics and Lifestyle
Maps and data for the United States and more than 120 other countries that reveal insights about populations and their behaviors.
Data that reflects both natural environment and man-made influences, to support land use planning and management.
A collection of maps that include narrative text, images, and multimedia content to engage and inspire your audience.
Over half the world’s population now lives in cities, and these layers allow analysis of the effect this is having on the world.