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Environmental Design: Maps, Parks, & Suggested Websites

Last Updated: Oct 31, 2022 2:37 PM

ArcGIS

ArcGIS Desktop allows you to create maps, perform spatial analysis, and manage data. You can import multiple data formats and use powerful analytical tools and workflows to identify spatial patterns, trends, and non-obvious relationships.

UB affiliates are eligible for a free UB ArcGIS Online account, provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.

This includes a license for ArcGIS Pro, which can be installed on personal or UB-owned computers. Additional Esri software/apps are available -- ArcGIS StoryMaps, ArcGIS Urban, ArcGIS CityEngine, ArcGIS Business Analyst, ArcGIS GeoPlanner, ArcGIS Insights, and ArcGIS Tracker.

In order to create an account, begin by completing the CASet work order form. In the section titled, "Describe the issue below", add a note requesting an invitation to join UB's ArcGIS Online organization.

Once you have an organizational account, you can download the ArcGIS Pro installer here:
https://suny-buffalo.maps.arcgis.com/home/user.html#settings 
Select Licenses from the left.

Existing ArcGIS Online users can log in here: https://suny-buffalo.maps.arcgis.com

Websites

Town Plans/Planning Documents

To find town plans:
Google keyword search: site:.gov  city plan (add city name)
ex: site:.gov city plan Buffalo

You can add in zoning, land use or any other topic you are searching.