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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

ITT Selected by Northern Natural Gas for Pipeline Leak Survey and Corridor Monitoring Work

PR — ITT Corporation today announced that its Airborne Natural Gas Emission LIDAR (ANGEL) Services has been chosen by Omaha-based Northern Natural Gas (NNG) to perform pipeline leak surveys and corridor monitoring work in New Mexico, Texas, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas and Michigan.  The contract also includes a new application of ITT’s ANGEL Services: aerial leak

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Researcher Maps Ancient Tombs in Oman with GPS-Photo Link Software

PR — An archaeologist from Michigan State University is using GPS-Photo Link photo mapping software from GeoSpatial Experts to record the precise locations and conditions of ancient tombs in Oman. The researcher believes the tombs will provide insights into ancient peoples from the land once known as Magan, now northern Oman, in the Third Millennium

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Fugro EarthData Wins MAPPS Project of the Year Award

PR – Fugro EarthData’s Texas Benthic Mapping Project won top honors in the annual Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS). Named “Project of the Year,” the company’s landmark effort to automate seagrass habitat mapping along the U.S. Gulf Coast pioneered a new semi-automated process

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

AuScope Geospatial: Towards a High Resolution Four-dimensional Reference Frame

PR – AuScope is an initiative established under the National Collaboration Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) to characterise the structure and evolution of the Australian continent. AuScope includes a Geospatial component that will enhance the accuracy and resolution of the National Geospatial Reference System including its temporal variability. This will have a direct impact on the

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Intermap Technologies Teams with Leading Risk and Reinsurance Specialist

PR – Intermap TechnologiesTM today announced an agreement with Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist to their Instrat(R) unit with high-resolution digital elevation models. The models will enable, in collaboration with hydrological modeling experts JBA Consulting, the development of comprehensive flood hazard maps and a state-of-the-art national flood model

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Circle Twelve Announces Software Plug-in for ESRI ArcGIS

PR – Circle Twelve Inc announced commercial availability of the DT Collaborate™ extension for ESRI’s ArcGIS software, the world’s leading geospatial information system application. The DT Collaborate extension adds new features and capabilities to ArcGIS when used in conjunction with the DiamondTouch™ table from Circle Twelve.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

GeoEye-1 Satellite Launch Slips Due to Hurricane Hanna Impacting Launch Crew Availability

PR — GeoEye, Inc. announced today a slip in the launch of its GeoEye-1 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. While the launch vehicle and satellite are on the pad and ready for a launch later this week, United Launch Alliance (ULA) advised the Company today that Hurricane Hanna’s projected path off the east

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Johns Hopkins University Launches Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

PR — Students anywhere in the world can now earn a certificate in geographic information systems by taking courses online from The Johns Hopkins University. The online certificate, offered by the university’s Environmental Sciences and Policy Program and endorsed by the Maryland Higher Education Commission in July, is opening for student enrollment in the fall

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

NAVTEQ Traffic Patterns Now Available in Europe

PR — NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions announces the availability of NAVTEQ Traffic Patterns(TM) in Germany. This is the first NAVTEQ traffic product available in Europe and marks the beginning of a dedicated effort to expand NAVTEQ’s content-rich, high-quality traffic information outside of

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Grey Island’s NextBus Predicts ‘The Better Way’ for the City of Toronto

PR – Grey Island Systems International, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Board of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) approved the recommendation for award of contracts for the Next Vehicle Arrival System to Grey Island for its NextBus System. Total value of the contracts is $9,920,000.