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Friday, October 26th, 2007

GEO4 — The UN’s Global Environmental Outlook

The fourth Global Environment Outlook – environment for development (GEO-4) places sustainable development at the core of the assessment, particularly on issues dealing with intra- and intergenerational equity. The analyses include the need and usefulness of valuation of environmental goods and services, and the role of such services in enhancing development and human well-being, and

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Americans Prefer to Spend More on Mass Transit and Highway Maintenance, Less on New Roads

Three-fourths of Americans surveyed believe that either being smarter about development or improving public transportation are both better long-term solutions for reducing traffic congestion than building new roads, according to a survey sponsored by the National Association of Realtors and Smart Growth America.

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Army Digital Topographic Support System (DTSS) Adopts Map2PDF

TerraGo Technologies announced today that the Army DTSS Program has licensed the Map2PDF suite of software products used to create GeoPDF® files and incorporate them into their geospatial intelligence products.  “The incorporation of this technology together with the tools that have already been deployed with the system has created a tremendously effective exploitation system to

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Leica TITAN Premiering Hurricane Katrina Data at GEOINT

Norcross, Georgia, USA — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging is exhibiting NVision Solutions’ Hurricane Katrina data in Leica TITAN at the GEOINT Conference, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.   Empowered by a 3D virtual globe, Leica TITAN is a dynamic online solution allowing users and communities to share geospatial data, web services

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

ESRI’s ArcPad Software Gets Top Marks in Census Dress Rehearsals

Redlands, California—Initial reports indicate that the dress rehearsals currently being conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for its new field data collection automation (FDCA) program are going well. ESRI’s ArcPad technology is being deployed as part of the FDCA program for the 2010 Census by Harris Corporation (HRS), the systems integrator and prime contractor for

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging and Geospatial Systems Inc. Announce New TAMS Development

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces the development of a new Tactical Airborne Mapping Surveillance (TAMS) system.  TAMS is platform agnostic, with a multi-sensor payload capable of in-theater fixed wing, helicopter and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAV/UAS) deployment. Leica Geosystems is showcasing the TAMS-UAV system in booth #639 at the GEOINT Conference, October

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

RDV Systems chosen as Autodesk Preferred Industry Partner for Civil 3D

RDV Systems a global innovator of civil, land development & infrastructure 3D modeling and simulation software, today announced that it has been chosen as a Preferred Industry Partner by Autodesk, Inc., the leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. RDV Systems solutions are fully

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Carbon Beta and Equity Performance

While institutional investor awareness of climate risk has increased dramatically (e.g. Carbon Disclosure Project, Investor Network on Climate Risk, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, etc.), only a tiny handful have moved beyond rhetoric and shareholder resolutions to take concrete investment action – namely, incorporating climate risk considerations directly and systematically into their actual stock

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

U.S. Biofuel Subsidies to Reach $92 Billion

Under existing government policies, U.S. biofuel subsidies are expected to collectively reach $92 billion between 2006-2012, according to an updated report released on Oct. 23 from an arm of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Read More

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Addressing a Structural Deficiency

Boston Globe — Our infrastructure isn’t the work of a criminal, but it’s a kind of crime. Much of it is a disaster waiting to happen, or already happening. An architectural historian has a plan to save nation’s aging infrastructure. Read More

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