Overview

Environmental Screening is a configuration of Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS that can be used by natural resource staff to conduct an initial environmental impact assessment and share the impact with interested parties.

Environmental Screening is typically used to understand the potential impact of a proposed project or development initiative on the natural environment. Reports can be generated to ensure the results of the initial screening can be further evaluated and used to solicit feedback.

Requirements

To deploy Environmental Screening with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Software
Solution deployment
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.0 - 2.2 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1 (Standard or Advanced) with managed data store
Application
  • Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

To manually deploy Environmental Screening in your organization requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Software
Map authoring
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1 (Standard or Advanced)
GIS service hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1 (Standard or Advanced) with managed data store
Application
  • Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

What you get

Environmental Screening can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization without downloading the solution. When you deploy Environmental Screening in your organization, you'll find the following:

Item Name Description
Application Environmental Screening An application used by natural resource staff to conduct an initial environmental impact assessment and share the impact with interested parties.
Map Environmental Screening A map used in the Environmental Screening application to conduct an initial environmental impact assessment and share the impact with interested parties.
Feature layers EnvironmentalScreening A feature layer used to store the location of critical habitats.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Environmental Screening.

Date Description
June 2018
  • Minor bug fixes for the Screening widget.
April 2018
  • Several enhancements and bug fixes have been incorporated into the Screening widget:
    • The shapefile data type is now supported for download with sync enabled feature services.
    • Number and date formatting configured in the pop-up is now honored in the report.
    • When using an ArcGIS Enterprise print service, custom layout templates can now be configured for the report.
    • A default layout can now be configured for the report.
    • Area or length of intersect is included in CSV downloads for polygon and polyline layer types.
    • Fixed issues related to analyzing multipart geometries and uploading shapefiles with more than 1,000 records.
January 2018
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.6.
December 2017
  • Several enhancements and bug fixes have been incorporated into the Screening widget:
    • A new option that allows the user to control which layers are analyzed and reported on using layer visibility
    • When using the widget, if all fields are disabled, the layer will not be included in the printed report
    • A bug was fixed to allow for multiple instances of the Screening widget to be configured in Web AppBuilder
    • In addition to Miles / Acres and Kilometers / Square Kilometers, you can now report analysis results in the following units: Meters / Square Meters, Feet / Square Feet, and Kilometers / Hectares
    • When printing a report, the map extent can be set by the user; it is no long forced to the area of interest extent.
    • When reviewing analysis results in the panel, clicking on a result set will not highlight the associated features on the map.
    • When configuring the widget, fields will automatically be populated for each layer added.
    • Improvements to column handling in the printed report.
    • Several bug fixes related to Localization and Internationalization.
September 2017
  • Minor bug fixes addressed for the Screening widget.
  • The Screening widget is incorporated into Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Developer Edition.
  • Sample data updated.
June 2017
  • The Screening widget is incorporated in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.
  • It is now possible to define the location to analyze with a point or line.
  • Several enhancements to printing reports including the ability to choose a page size and orientation and ability to print a report even if no impacts are found. Additionally, it is now possible to configure a default report title and the color used for the table's column titles.
  • When URLs are a part of analysis results, they are now clickable.
  • It is now possible to choose which layers are selectable when defining the location to analyze.
March 2017
  • First release of Environmental Screening using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition).

Get started with Environmental Screening

Automated deployment option

This ArcGIS Solution can now be quickly deployed in your organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.

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