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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Keri Brennan Welcomed as URISA’s Education Manager

URISA is pleased to announce that Keri Brennan, GISP has joined the URISA Headquarters’ staff as Education Manager.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

DigitalGlobe Shareowners Approve Combination With GeoEye

DigitalGlobe, Inc. ( NYSE : DGI ), a leading global provider of earth imagery solutions, today announced that its shareowners voted to approve the issuance of DigitalGlobe common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Share Issuance proposal”), pursuant to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 22, 2012, as

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The OGC Seeks Comment on GML Coverages GeoTIFF Extension and WCS 2.0 GeoTIFF Extension Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comment on a GeoTIFF extension to the OGC GML Coverages (GMLCOV) 1.0 Standard and on a GeoTIFF extension to the OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) 2.0 Standard, based on the former.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Europe Presses Google to Change Privacy Policy

What does Google know about its users and how does it know it? European privacy regulators on Tuesday warned the company to clarify those issues — or risk fines or other penalties by early next year. In a letter to Larry Page, the chief executive of Google, 27 European data-protection agencies asked the company to modify its global

Monday, September 10th, 2012

IUCN and Microsoft Form Unique Partnership to Tackle Species Extinction

Microsoft and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, jointly announced today at the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress in South Korea, the formation of a new partnership to further strengthen the information available on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.  This collaboration sees Microsoft becoming the first corporate member of The IUCN

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Climate and Drought Lessons from Ancient Egypt

Ancient pollen and charcoal preserved in deeply buried sediments in Egypt’s Nile Delta document the region’s ancient droughts and fires, including a huge drought 4,200 years ago associated with the demise of Egypt’s Old Kingdom, the era known as the pyramid-building time.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012



Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Fans Howl After Weather Site Buys Out Rival

The announcement on Monday that the Weather Channel Companies, owners of television’s Weather Channel and, would buy one of its rivals, Weather Underground, set off howls of displeasure on social media platforms and around water coolers across the nation. The purchase price was not disclosed. Read More

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Europe Forges Ahead in Space

For the European Space Agency, 2012 has been a year that opened with great success with the maiden flight of its all-new light launcher Vega, and has moved into a phase of preparation for an ambitious programme of science and exploration, along with the exploitation of space assets. Four key areas of activity are in

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Global Change Observation Mission Gains Water “Shizuku” Satellite

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) confirmed that the Global Change Observation Mission 1st – Water “SHIZUKU” (GCOM-W1) was inserted into a planned position on the A-Train orbit as a result of orbit control performed on June 29, 2012. The SHIZUKU is flying in front of the Aqua satellite, thus it takes the most front

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