32 episodes

The Field Notes Podcast is focused on communicating and exploring all things Field Operations at Esri. We’ll explore a variety of topics that showcase the range and use of mobile GIS technology. The ability to take your data, forms, and maps into the field using a cellphone or tablet has changed the way organizations have approached field workflows—and we want to dive into as many as possible!

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The Field Notes Podcast is focused on communicating and exploring all things Field Operations at Esri. We’ll explore a variety of topics that showcase the range and use of mobile GIS technology. The ability to take your data, forms, and maps into the field using a cellphone or tablet has changed the way organizations have approached field workflows—and we want to dive into as many as possible!

    Dragons in the garden: protecting reptiles and amphibians in the United Kingdom

    Dragons in the garden: protecting reptiles and amphibians in the United Kingdom

    In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Rob Ward, the Senior Data and GIS Officer for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation trust (ARC). We learn how his organization uses Esri Field Apps and citizen science to monitor and protect wildlife throughout the United Kingdom. 

    • 28 min
    Keeping food secure with Napa County

    Keeping food secure with Napa County

    California produces half of the nation's fruits and vegetables, so agricultural protection is a key pillar for the Napa County Agricultural Commissioner's office. In this episode, we sit down with Anna Norton and Andre Napolitano, two Deputy Commissioners for Napa County, to learn how they use GIS to manage pests that threaten the country's produce. Listen to the episode as they share their story and top tips for improving your own GIS workflows.

    • 30 min
    Season 4 trailer

    Season 4 trailer

    Welcome to the Field Notes podcast, where we engage with customers and Esri staff to understand mobile GIS, share stories from the field, and explore all things Field Operations. On this season, we’re focusing on designing better field workflows—so get ready for exciting stories and top tips to help improve your own work.

    • 55 sec
    Field Snack #4: The Fieldwork Handbook

    Field Snack #4: The Fieldwork Handbook

    The Fieldwork Handbook is a new book from Esri Press that includes tips, best practices, and activities for creating successful and productive field workflows. The author, Marika Vertzonis, is a long-time friend (and former guest) of the Field Notes podcast. In our latest field snack episode, we sit down with Marika once again to talk all about this new book which releases on March 5th, 2024.
    Additional resources
    The Fieldwork Handbook Esri Press page
    Marika's blog post: Introducing the Fieldwork Handbook
    Our first episode with Marika: Census, cola, and crocodiles, oh my!

    • 9 min
    Horticulture mapping at the Desert Botanical Garden

    Horticulture mapping at the Desert Botanical Garden

    Aryn Musgrave does just about everything related to GIS for the Desert Botanical Garden located in Phoenix, AZ. Maintaining land that contains over 4000 plant species is no small feat, especially since the garden doubles as a museum for researchers across the country.
    With ArcGIS paired with high-accuracy data collection, Aryn and her team maintain a variety of maps that include horticulture, irrigation, and other critical information related to the garden’s operations. Highlights of this episode include the following:
    Creating horticulture maps
    Protecting data integrity during fieldwork
    Navigating remote field sites

    • 17 min
    Something fishy: monitoring salmon populations to protect watersheds

    Something fishy: monitoring salmon populations to protect watersheds

    In this episode of Field Notes, we chat with Andrea Pecharich and Andrew Bartshire, who work with the Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring program. The data they collect with Esri Field Apps helps conservationists monitor fish populations, analyze patterns, and ultimately recover California's endangered fish species. Highlights from this episode include:
    Combatting climate change by monitoring salmon and steelhead populations
    Using Field Maps and Survey123 in tandem to collect data
    Creating adaptive database structures
    Working in offline environments

    • 37 min

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