Contributing to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World means that your item will be placed among the best content in ArcGIS Online. The Living Atlas is a centralized location where authoritative, curated, and ready-to-use content can be utilized by the GIS community.

Ways to contribute

Contribute data, maps, and apps

We are looking for great maps, apps, and data. Many of your items probably already meet the requirements for nomination. Contribute your items to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World and help us build the GIS of the world. 

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Help improve our basemaps

Do you have authoritative data that can become a part of Esri’s basemaps? If so, sign up to contribute these layers to the Community Maps Program, and see how your data can help enrich the map. From campuses to nations, let your data benefit others.

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Meet some of our contributors

Your organization can contribute its local, authoritative content to the Community Maps Program, which is a part of the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. Your data is integrated with data from other providers, and published and hosted by Esri as part of ArcGIS Online reference and thematic basemap layers.

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See who has contributed to the Community Maps Program

For a complete listing of all current contributors to the four ArcGIS Online Community Maps basemaps, use the links below:

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Help improve our Basemaps

Basemap Feedback

Provide comments on the current basemap. Draw a box around something, and tell us what is wrong inside the box.

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Contribute data

Send your data layers to Esri, and we’ll put them in the basemap.

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Review some of the common questions about the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Program.

Common questions

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