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Friday, July 10th, 2009

Explorationist, Pasquale V. Scaturro Joins Hyperdynamics’ Board of Directors

Hyperdynamics Corporation Mr. Pasquale V. Scaturro accepted an appointment as the sixth member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Scaturro is a Geologist and Geophysicist with over 30 years of worldwide oil and gas exploration and development experience. He obtained degrees in Geology and Geophysics in 1980, graduating from Northern Arizona University beginning his oil

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Earth from Space: Declining Aral Sea

These Envisat images highlight the dramatic retreat of the Aral Sea’s shoreline from 2006 to 2009. The Aral Sea was once the world’s fourth-largest inland body of water, but it has been steadily shrinking over the past 50 years since the rivers that fed it were diverted for irrigation projects. Read More

Friday, July 10th, 2009

SSTL to Launch UK-DMC2 and Deimos

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is preparing two satellites for launch on 25th July. The Earth observation missions, UK-DMC2 and Deimos-1, will be launched onboard a Dnepr rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Saturday, 25th July 2009 at 18:46 UTC, 19:46 BST.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

UNIGIS International Association Best MSc Thesis Award

UNIGIS International Association (UAI) has decided for the first time in its history to award the best MSc theses. The winner André Coleman from UNIGIS Amsterdam was invited by UIA and GI_Forum to present his thesis with the topic “Adaptive Classification of Landscape Process and Function: An Integration of Geoinformatics and Self-Organizing Maps”. The second

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Autodesk Offers 0% Finance for New Design Software

Autodesk announced today that it will offer 0% finance – and nothing to pay for five months – for a limited period, to help firms in the UK purchase new Autodesk design software or upgrades.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Topcon Tierra Awarded 2009 M2M Value Chain Award

Topcon Tierra™, a world leader in remote asset management telematics solutions, has been awarded the coveted 2009 M2M (Machine to Machine) Value Chain Award in the Construction category.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Groundwater Availability Detailed in California’s Central Valley

A new, three-dimensional water-modeling tool provides a detailed picture of how water flows below ground and how it relates to surface-water in rivers and canals in California’s Central Valley.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

ArcGIS Data Appliance Now Provides Geocoding and Routing Capabilities

The latest release of ArcGIS Data Appliance, a preconfigured network storage device loaded with terabytes of ready-to-use data, now provides geocoding and routing functionality along with expanded imagery and street data.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Topcon, Three Partners are ESRI Conference Exhibitors

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), along with three of its strategic partners, will be exhibiting its advanced suite of GIS and mapping solutions at the annual ESRI User Conference in San Diego (Booth 1621). The conference is scheduled for July 13-17.

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

ESRI’s ArcGIS Server Geoportal Extension—A Platform for Geospatial Collaboration

The new 9.3.1 version of the ArcGIS Server Geoportal extension (formerly the GIS Portal Toolkit) is now available. Organizations can use this extension to create geoportals that allow them to manage geospatial data and publish the locations and descriptions of their geospatial resources to the Internet or an intranet. Visitors to a geoportal can easily