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Monday, February 16th, 2009

Environmental Awareness Among Germans is High

GERMAN GOVT – The environmental awareness of Germans remains at a high level: 91 percent of the population rates environmental protection as important, according to the results of a new study on environmental awareness in Germany which was commissioned by the German Federal Environment Ministry and the Federal Environment Agency (UBA).

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Australia – National Earth Observation Group

PR – In line with Geoscience Australia’s business directions, our Remote Sensing Group has been renamed as the National Earth Observation Group (NEO). NEO sits within Geosciene Australia’s Geospatial and Earth Monitoring Division alongside National Mapping and Information, Earth Monitoring, Groundwater and Risk Impact Analysis.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

AGI Geocommunity ’09 Call for Papers Announced

PR – The 2009 AGI Conference Working Group chaired by Steven Feldman is pleased to announce this year’s AGI Conference Call for Papers.

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Sidwell to Offer Oblique Imagery to Customers through Business Partnership with Pictometry

As a full-service photogrammetric firm, The Sidwell Company has been providing aerial imagery to its customers for over 45 years. During that time, they have offered a variety of image products ranging from digital orthophotography to individual photos of prominent landmarks. Signing a partner agreement with Pictometry International Corp. of Rochester, NY allows Sidwell to

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

ESRI Press Publishes Map Use, the Quintessential Book on How to Read and Analyze Maps

To unlock the wealth of information in a map, a person must know how to read one. That’s why Map Use: Reading and Analysis, Sixth Edition, will be a valuable book for people who work with, study, and appreciate maps and want to improve their map reading and analysis skills.

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

VELCO Electric Transmission Company Develops GIS-based Vegetation Management Program

Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) has developed a vegetation management program that is saving the utility hours of work and significantly improving the accuracy of treatment on its 12,000 acres of rights-of-way. VELCO is a statewide, transmission-only company that maintains 660 miles of electric line through the Green Mountain State. The company’s Vegetation Inventory Program

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Rio Grande Electric Moves Mapping and Fieldwork into Digital Realm

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative improved its mapping and communication capabilities by securing better access to geographic information system (GIS) technology through ESRI’s Small Utility Enterprise License Agreement (SU-ELA) program. The SU-ELA program makes it easier and more affordable for utilities in the United States with 100,000 meters/connections or fewer to get started or expand their GIS.

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

ESRI ArcGIS Server Provides Foundation for Maryland’s MD iMap

PR — Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley recently launched the ArcGIS Server software-based MD iMap, an authoritative online basemap of Maryland that allows government and citizens to assess state, local, and municipal performance. As the portal into the state’s enterprise geographic information system (GIS), MD iMap also provides data to governments throughout the state including seamless, geocoded

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Request for Proposals for Public Health Geospatial Data Study

PR – On January 27, 2009, GeoConnections/Natural Resources Canada launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a four phase project consisting of:

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Leica Geosystems Introduces the CrossCheck Service

PR – Leica Geosystems introduces Leica CrossCheck, a web based service for GPS/GNSS reference network coordinate calculation, integrity monitoring and deformation monitoring. Customers benefit from high quality coordinates and detection of site movements delivered by Leica Geosystems without having to invest into software or infrastructure.