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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

JCU Maps Effect of Climate Change on Australia

James Cook University scientists have mapped the entire Australian continent to find the areas that will best support wildlife 70 years from now, even under a relatively severe climate change scenario.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Old-Growth Forests, Clean Water and Climate Benefiting From Two Decades of Protections Under the Northwest Forest Plan

ASHLAND, Ore., May 11, 2015—Two decades of monitoring and scientific studies have shown that the Northwest Forest Plan is meeting its ecosystem management objectives across nearly 25 million acres from the Coast Redwoods to the Olympic rainforest as managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service.  The Northwest Forest Plan: Still the Best

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Exelis Showcases Products at Unmanned Systems 2015 that Keep People and Property Safe

ATLANTA, May 1, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight an extensive array of its advanced technologies when the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) presents Unmanned Systems 2015 May 4-7 in Atlanta.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

OGC Calls for Participation in GeoSemantics Summit

April 30, 2015—On 3 June 2015, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) GeoSemantics Domain Working Group will host a summit, “GeoSemantics: Standards Intersect Ontologies”. This summit will be part of the OGC’s June 2015 Technical Committee meeting in Boulder, Colorado. The Summit’s central topic is the application of ontologies in standards-based geo-information infrastructures. The idea of the

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Mayor Duggan Launches Improve Detroit App Powered by Socrata and Esri

April 8, 2015—From potholes, to water main breaks to illegal dumping, residents can use their smart phone to get problems fixed.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Hexagon Imagery Program Releases New Airborne Imagery Content

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, April 8, 2015 — The Hexagon Imagery Program, or HxIP, has released captured airborne imagery for approximately 25 percent of the U.S. with various regions of Canada and Europe. As more content partners join the HxIP in 2015, program coverage is rapidly increasing with full coverage of the coterminous U.S. expected by the

Monday, March 30th, 2015

UN Set to Observe Earth Hour to Mobilize Climate Action

March 27, 2015—The United Nations will switch off its lights at it New York Headquarters tonight in support of Earth Hour, an annual event featuring the participation of millions of people around the world to call attention to the need for climate action.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

22 URISA’s GISCorps Volunteers Respond to the Call for Typhoon Pam

Des Plaines, IL, March 25, 2015 — Twenty-two GISCorps volunteers responded to the call for Typhoon Pam, which devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on March 13, 2015. 

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated Map Line Will Be Available on Avenza’s PDF Maps App

TORONTO, ON, March 17, 2015 —  National Geographic Maps, celebrating 100 years as one of the most trusted names in cartography, will make available hundreds of maps from its Trails Illustrated line through Avenza Systems Inc.’s popular, award-winning PDF Maps app. The addition of these maps, the most popular outdoor recreation maps in North America, augments

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The Ministry of Road and Public Works in Congo requests Technical Assistance from IGN to Update the Country’s Roadways Database

March 17, 2015 — A contract was signed in Paris last January between the Congolese Ministry of Roads and Public Works and IGN France International for a preliminary study on updating the country’s existing roadways database.

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