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GeoMarvel and GEO Jobe, Announce the availability of MapLapse in the ArcGIS Marketplace - Create time lapse map images, share, download and save them. Powered by ArcGIS Online!


MapLapse, is a earth image explorer which allows you to look at geographical locations via a map. MapLaps has multiple search capabilities, with ArcGIS Online. Even generate time series downloadable images, generate animations, save or share via social media. MapLapse brings a quick look through time for you.

GeoMarvel, an Esri Emerging Business Partner, and GEO Jobe, a silver Esri Business Partner, have announced the release of MapLapse, a cutting-edge application using critical technologies to solve a real world problem. Use MapLapse as a professional tool to look into any land cover land use change genre. Such as planning and zoning, utilities, environmental groups, gis organizations, solution providers, local government, research / education and more. MapLapse is available immediately from the ArcGIS Marketplace in two options, Free and Professional. Give it a try. See the power to user driven solutions.

How to use MapLapse

Available to all, the free version of MapLapse is simple to use and addictive! Simply login to your ArcGIS Online account, locate your project site location or area of interest, zoom in to the desired location, run the app. Users can then save or bookmark the location for future use, save images, generate and download a timelapse or animation. As an example, users can zoom to their area of interest or place where they wish to tell or share a story. Select a dataset, for example, LandsatGLS, where the user can then select a band combination such as Natural Color, False Color, LandWater, Agriculture, or Healthy Vegetation. The resulting images are displayed according to date for quick visualization of change over time. Optionally, an animated GIF image can be produced from these data and then downloaded to a local drive or shared via social media (facebook and Twitter).

Try different band combinations:

The professional version of MapLapse has enhanced capabilities and functionality including the ability to: Save, generate GIFs, restore images, add additional data products and more. MapLapse Pro is available in the ArcGIS Marketplace for just $8 per month.

Viewing areas of interest and see how the landscape has changed over the years. See the quick steps to get started now.

Quick Steps

For the Tech’ies

This application was developed integrating with some key tools. ArcGIS Online, Amazon, ReactJS, Node, ArcGIS Javascript 4.1, which is brand new. OAuth and ESRI Marketplace app technology. It uses a micro services model for scaling and containerization.

About GeoMarvel

GeoMarvel, a geospatial software development company, an Esri Emerging Business Partner (aka ‘startup program’) and an up and coming company for the ArcGIS platform solutions. The company's expertise is focused on strategy, design, and development for GIS and location-based projects, applications, and solutions. GeoMarvel is also responsible for Geographical Open Data Kit (GeoODK geoodk.com) which provides a way to collect and store geo-referenced information, along with a suite of tools to visualize, analyze and manipulate ground data for specific needs. GeoMarvel continued to develop GISOnline.me, an online educational and video subscription platform for technologists, developers, and programmers, providing learning materials focused on ArcGIS, Python, bower, docker, and other related technologies. Founded by Jon Nordling (@jonnordling) GeoMarvel spends its time pushing the limits of technology and GIS.


About GEO Jobe

Founded in 1999, GEO Jobe is a geospatial industry leader that currently has the top three most popular apps in the ArcGIS Marketplace including Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online. While many geospatial firms focus on a specific industry, GEO Jobe, as company, has a focus on industry independent solutions and offerings such as providing software development and data hosting expertise and services. GEO Jobe was an early adopter of the ArcGIS Online platform and always strives to extend and push the limits of what is possible using the platform. GEO Jobe has been an Esri business partner for many years and has received multiple awards from Esri including the 2015 Innovative Marketplace Provider and the 2013 Organization Use of ArcGIS Online award.