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I have not been giving any data, but I have been told that I could be expected to recreate maps In ArcGIS 10. Below is an sample portion of what I may have to recreate. I have no idea how to get symbology like this for point data. Graduated symbology would only work across the array of points. How do I get one point to have the color variations like seen below? The points are representing observation density. I know how to obtain and symbolize basic data. I don't need information on how to get the hydrology layers or symbolize the eagle point. I need to know how to do the red circles.

Heat maps are not what I need since the "blanket" the entire area.

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    its not direct point symbology. Look at heatmaps.And please specify the software that you are using . – radouxju Aug 2 '18 at 13:05
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Since the software was not specified. I can recommend how to accomplish the task in QGIS.

I can suggest applying plugin "Multi Ring Buffer" if you need a vector output. Here you can find a short tutorial QGIS – Create Multi-Ring Buffers.

Additionally, as was specified by @radouxju, you can use "Heatmap", in case if you require a raster output.

Regarding the "...that I could be expected to recreate maps." Yes, you do! For that, you first of all need to find the data which you want to visualize.

So far, I can assume that you need

  • some hydrography (e.g. rivers, lakes)
  • observation locations
  • and data about those figures (i.e. polygons with coloured edges)

About "I have no idea how to get symbology like this for point data." I can suggest creating an SVG graphical element. It looks like an eagle which is inside of the circle. Just find a free eagle and put it inside the circle. And then visualize in QGIS. Do not forget to save it with SVG extension.

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In ArcGIS the answer is Multiple Ring Buffer

Add your distances and keep the dissolve default setting. Once the new layer is created, pick a ramp of red hue, and style the symbology to fit your graphical needs (suggest removing the "outline color" for all symbol categories and setting transparency to something less than 50%).

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