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Friday, November 21st, 2008

Group on Earth Observations Heralds Free, Global Access to USGS Earth Imagery

PR — In a breakthrough applauded today by the international Group on Earth Observations, scientists and decision-makers will soon have unrestricted global access at no charge to the USGS Landsat archive, the world’s most extensive collection of continuously-acquired land imagery. By the end of this year, the full collection will, for the first time, be

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Green Building Sector Not Growing Fast Enough to Curb Climate Change

PR — The fast growth of green buildings is having a demonstrable effect on saving energy, water, land, and materials, and in making more productive workplaces, but progress is insufficient to adequately curb global climate change, according to a new report.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

TerraSAR-X Imagery: Unique Year-End Ordering

PR – Infoterra GmbH now offers a unique opportunity which may well correspond to customer’s budgetary strategies towards the end of the fiscal year – or simply be an attractive discount opportunity. When ordering an individually defined data volume until Dec 10th, customers receive a volume discount of up to 30% for these data orders.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Small GEO Programme Moves Forward with Contract-Signing

PR – Today, ESA has signed the Small GEO Platform and Small GEO Mission contracts with the respective industrial primes, namely: OHB- System AG (Germany) and Hispasat S.A. (Spain).

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Bluesky Launches UK’s Most Extensive Online Source of Mapping and Aerial Data

PR – Bluesky has launched a brand new online map shop that offers a unique range of mapping, aerial photography and other aerial survey data available online at the touch of a button.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Council Wins Ordnance Survey Innovation Award

PR – Sandwell Borough Council has scooped the Ordnance Survey award for most innovative use of geographic information. The Council’s “Gaming the Tibby” project was honoured at the mapping agency’s Local Government and Emergency Services conference, which highlights the very best uses of digital mapping data.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Bentley Introduces Promis•e V8i Software at Automation Fair 2008

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the lifecycle of the infrastructure that sustains our world, introduced at Automation Fair 2008 today promis

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Lawrie Jordan Joins ESRI’s Imagery Enterprise Team

PR – Imagery is in demand. For people who use geographic information system (GIS) technology, imagery is essential as a natural background, a source for creating maps, and a tool for direct data interpretation. GIS users working to manage and access imagery have a new resource in Lawrie Jordan, ESRI’s director of imagery enterprise solutions.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

George Mason Receives Intergraph® Geospatial Software Global Education Grant

PR — George Mason University (GMU) has been awarded an Intergraph® Global Education Grant in support of United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) prestigious GEOINT accreditation. Intergraph’s Global Education Grant program advances collaboration between academic and commercial communities to promote the role of geospatial technology in today’s society.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Geographic Technologies Group Welcomes Software Support Specialist, Donald Lee

PR — Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) is pleased to welcome Donald Lee, Software Support Specialist, to their North Carolina corporate office.