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Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Septentrio Names New Dealer for UAV Market

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2015—Septentrio today announced the appointment of Unmanned Systems Source as an authorized dealer for GNSS positioning products in the UAV market. The two companies will showcase the Septentrio drone solutions in Booth 320 at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, Oct. 5-7.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Drones Could Make Forest Conservation Monitoring Significantly Cheaper

Amsterdam, Sept. 28, 2015—Drones could monitor the success of forest regeneration in the tropics, suggests a new study published in Biological Conservation. The researchers say automating the monitoring process leads to equally accurate results and could save a significant amount of time and money.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

ENVITIA Helps Deliver Met Office Marine Services

The Met Office is leading a partnership that has won an EU funded contract to provide data and services aimed at protecting and saving lives at sea. ENVITIA is providing cloud-based, geospatial data dissemination services, including visualisation, download and monitoring services, to deliver open and free access to products based on the INSPIRE directive.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Aclima and Google Maps Make Commitment to Map Air Pollution in Los Angeles and Other California Cities With Street View Cars

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2015—Aclima, a San Francisco company specializing in the development, design and deployment of environmental sensor networks, announced today that Aclima and Google Maps commit to measuring and mapping air quality within three major California metropolitan communities including the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Central Valley regions. The initiative utilizes Aclima’s newly-tested mobile sensor technology platform

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Planet Labs Commits $60 million in Geospatial Imagery to Global Community

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2015—Planet Labs today announced that $60 million worth of its satellite imagery would be made openly available and accessible to the global community. This is one of the largest philanthropic investments of geospatial imagery ever. It will be a valuable asset in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals), which were

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Harte Research Institute, OCEARCH Team up for Unprecedented Gulf Shark-Tagging Expedition

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is teaming up with leading shark-tracking nonprofit OCEARCH to build the most extensive shark-tagging program in the Gulf of Mexico region.

Friday, September 25th, 2015

ADB To Double Annual Climate Financing To $6 Billion For Asia-Pacific By 2020

Sept. 25, 2015—Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao today announced that ADB will double its annual climate financing to $6 billion by 2020, up from the current $3 billion. ADB’s spending on tackling climate change will rise to around 30% of its overall financing by the end of this decade.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Bentley Announces Project Finalists in 2015 Be Inspired Awards Program

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 23, 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaininginfrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2015 Be Inspired Awards program. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. Ten independent jury panels comprising distinguished industry experts selected the

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Esri Managed Cloud Services Receives Census Bureau Authorization

Redlands, Calif., Sept. 22, 2015—Esri Managed Cloud Services has achieved an agency Authorization to Operate (ATO) at the moderate level from the US Census Bureau. Esri worked with the bureau to build and host the new Census Business Builder application, introduced at the America’s Small Business Development Centers annual conference in San Francisco on September 9. The Federal

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Woolpert Bringing High-altitude Imaging Technologies to Commercial Market

DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2015—Woolpert has purchased the VisionMap A3 Edge—a high-altitude, next-generation aerial camera and automatic ground processing system—and plans to apply these latest high-resolution imagery technologies to the commercial market.

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