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Friday, January 9th, 2009

GeoEye Signs Singapore Ground Station as GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery Regional Affiliate

PR — GeoEye, Inc. , a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the National University of Singapore to allow the Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) to collect and sell Earth imagery and related products from its GeoEye-1 satellite.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Michael Gould Joins ESRI’s Education Team

PR – Thinking spatially helps solve many of the problems faced in daily life, from the simple, like finding driving directions, to the complex, such as responding to natural disasters. With a focus on promoting spatial literacy among students in all disciplines, Dr. Michael Gould joins ESRI as director of higher education. He will also

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Metoc Building Its Geotechnical Strength…

PR – Peter Larkin has joined Metoc as an Associate Director to head up the work carried out by the company’s Characterisation Team, which provides site and route characterisation services.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

HMA Climate Grants

PR – We’re extending the application deadline for the HMA Climate Grants.  In partnership with Hyundai Motors we will grant three forestry projects a $35,000 grant intended to partially pay for costs associated with validating a project’s carbon offset measurements as well as hopefully leverage more fund for those projects. 

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

GeoConnections/Natural Resources Canada Launches a Request for Proposals (RFP)

PR – On January 2, 2009, GeoConnections/Natural Resources Canada launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a two-phased project consisting of:

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

France Digital Maps Added to Intermap Technologies’ NEXTMap Europe Countrywide Mapping Database

PR — Intermap Technologies today announced that its NEXTMap® Europe program reached another significant milestone in December by making elevation data for the entire country of France commercially available. For the first time, uniformly accurate 3D digital elevation models and high-resolution orthorectified radar images are available for the largest country (551,695 square kilometers) in the

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

SPOT Image Corp. Awarded GSA Contract

PR — SPOT Image Corp. has been awarded a contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to sell SPOT satellite imagery and related products and services to federal, state and local government agencies at pre-negotiated rates. Offered under the GSA Information Technology (IT-70) Schedule, the new SPOT contract greatly simplifies and accelerates the acquisition

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Bluesky Captures Archived Aerial Photo Imagery of Wales

PR — Aerial survey specialist Bluesky has created a highly detailed digital photomap of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in South Wales from archive survey images. Using original film rolls from the early 1990s Bluesky scanned and georeferenced more than 1,000 individual images to create the map-accurate dataset of the Gower Peninsula for

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

NAVTEQ Features Content to ‘Navigate Your World’ at 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show

PR — NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, is showcasing a broad scope of cutting-edge mapping solutions and devices at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (booth #36226, South Hall). The booth features two distinct demonstration areas: NAVTEQ product and services and

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

John Neel Appointed as General Manager of FIG

PR – Mr. John Neel from Denmark has been appointed to the General Manager of FIG. John was selected among a range of qualified candidates. As General Manager he will have complete responsibility for the management and administration of the FIG Office. The current FIG Director, Markku Villikka, will then have a more advisory role