Two New Maps that Could Change the World
Maps have long been used by people to help navigate and understand our world. Early maps guided early humans to basic necessities such as food and water.
Today, the world is changing rapidly, and it’s difficult for traditional maps to keep up with the pace of that change. To help us keep pace with our evolving planet, we need something better. We need new, more comprehensive maps.
Esri has developed two new maps—the most detailed population map in the world and the most detailed ecological land unit map in the world—to help address the challenges we face and make our world a better place.
A New Map of World Population
Esri has compiled a human geography database of demographics and statistics about all countries in the world and has mapped this data using a new, innovative methodology.
Advances in technology are changing the type, quantity, quality, and timeliness of information…
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